The Coalition Government’s first-year Fees Free policy is tracking well, with more than 50,000 people set to receive fees-free tertiary education this year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced five appointments to the New Zealand Qualifications Authority Board (NZQA).
A taskforce has finished the first stage of identifying significant areas of compliance waste in schools – so teachers have more time to teach, and principals more time to lead schools, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
New research shows the most recent annual economic value of international education is $5.1 billion, making it the country’s fourth largest export, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins this afternoon joined Newtown School staff, students and community as they celebrated the formal opening of the multi-million dollar teaching block.
The passage of the Education Amendment Bill this afternoon draws a line under some of the most divisive policies of the previous Government and puts the emphasis back on quality education, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
More young stars are set to be discovered as a series of popular performing arts shows for young people is rolled out for another year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
Children and young people who need extra support are at the heart of a new draft Action Plan released today by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin.
The Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Bill has passed its final reading today, restoring the voice of teachers on their own professional body, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has made a preliminary decision to appoint a Commissioner to Whitireia and WelTec to address the two polytechnics’ financial woes.
Associate Education Minister Jenny Salesa has today launched a cultural competency tool for teachers working with Pacific learners at Otahuhu Primary School in South Auckland.
The Government has set an ambitious goal of building the best education system in the world, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
Legislation for grouped (cohort) entry into schools for children aged five and over has been introduced in Parliament today, as signalled earlier this year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.