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Minister of Education Chris Hipkins has today shared with Hato Petera College’s Commissioner his interim decision to cancel the College’s integration agreement.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has congratulated 180 New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the second 2017/18 round.

A world-class and sustainable international education sector is important for New Zealand to remain a thriving and globally connected country, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins says.

Radically changing NCEA Level 1 and better involving families and students in the design of courses students take are among the six big ideas in a NCEA Review discussion document released by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today.

Around $19.5 million will be invested to completely replace and rebuild Onepoto Primary School as part of Budget 2018, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

The Government is expanding work done on replacing school deciles to look more broadly at what’s needed to ensure all children, including learners from socio economically disadvantaged backgrounds, get the support they need to learn.

The Government and the University of Waikato are investing $13 million in a new research programme in Tauranga aimed at helping tackle some of the biggest issues facing New Zealand’s primary sector, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

Budget 2018 represents a major step in the Coalition Government’s plan to rebuild the creaking schooling system, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

More children will get access to early childhood education (ECE) and the Coalition Government is taking financial pressure off providers, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

The Coalition Government is providing an overdue boost for learning support in Budget 2018 to help young people reach their potential, say Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin.
Thousands of people studying for the first time at polytechnics, wānanga, private training establishments and universities, and training as apprentices, are benefiting from the Government’s fees-free study policy, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

As the next step in the transition of charter schools into the state school system, the formal process to end charter school contracts is starting today, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced today that he has approved Vanguard Military School's application to become a designated character school within the state education system from 2019.

Problems with NCEA “credit farming” and overassessment, and the need for more vocational pathways into tertiary education are among the issues raised by Minister of Education Chris Hipkins’ Youth Advisory Group.

All existing charter schools have submitted an application to become a state school, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced 26 appointments to tertiary education institution councils.

An education workforce strategy started today is the first major step towards tackling a looming teacher shortage that threatens to engulf our schools if action is not taken, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

A diverse group of knowledgeable and passionate New Zealanders will help guide the nationwide conversation on how to make our education system the best in the world, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

The previous National Government turned a blind eye to the impact of a growing population and has left this government to pick up the tab to pay for schools and classrooms for 17,000 more students than planned for, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

More than 5000 New Zealand teachers, young people, parents, school board members and grandparents have already had their say about the future of education, via the ‘Education Conversation’ initiative, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

Hundreds of young musicians and performers will get their first shot at stardom at new school arts events later this year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

 

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has outlined a programme of work to reform the polytechnic sector to make sure these institutions are sustainable and effective in delivering for our regions.

Construction of the new Pukekohe West primary school in Auckland is set to begin next year, with an Establishment Board of Trustees in the process of being appointed.