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Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced two appointments to university governing councils and a reappointment to the WelTec Whitireia combined council.

The appointments are:

The Student Loan Scheme Annual report 2016/17 released today again highlights the debts many people are forced into to try to get ahead, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a $5 million dollar project to redevelop the Decile 4 Karamea Area School at the northern end of the West Coast of the South Island.

The Government has welcomed the release of a report on the digital skills landscape in New Zealand and says it’s committed to training and upskilling more New Zealanders with the expertise they need for a 21st century economy.

“The Government is committed to delivering a modern workforce by removing cost barriers to post-secondary education and training,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

Overassessment of students and teacher workload will be addressed as part of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) review starting early next year, Education Minister Chris

Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins says changes to legislation may be required to curb the high pay levels of some State sector chief executives.

 

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced an immediate $9.5 million teacher supply package to support more teachers into classrooms in 2018.

 

The Government has taken the first steps to turn around a decline in educational achievement among Kiwi children, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced new Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content is being included in The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

State Services Minister Chris Hipkins and Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter have welcomed the State Services Commission’s 2017 Human Resource Capability (HRC) Survey published today.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers (BIMs) are to be made public today in one block, in another sign of the Government’s commitment to be open and transparent, State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says.

The Government has today made good on its 100-day promise of delivering the first year of fees-free post school training and education and industry training from 1 January next year, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

Around $13 million will be invested to redevelop Mount Aspiring College, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has welcomed the results of an international study showing New Zealand students are among the best in the world at collaborative problem solving.

The Government has today taken a big first step towards making tertiary education and training more affordable for all New Zealanders.

 

Twelve young New Zealanders, aged 14-18 years, have been selected to take part in the Ministerial Youth Advisory Group, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

 Education Minister Chris Hipkins has wished students well on the eve of NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations.

Students are a step closer to a more affordable future as the new government fast-tracks work on its free-fees tertiary education promise.