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Govt delivers more classrooms so children can focus on learning

Extra Government investment in classrooms and school building projects will enable students and teachers to focus on education rather than overcrowding as school rolls grow across the country, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis say. The pair visited Ruakākā School in Whangārei today to announce $100 million for Short Term Roll […]readmore

Report celebrates 40 years of success for Maori-medium education

The country’s first multimedia report on Māori-medium education was launched today by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a moving ceremony with Māori leaders, kaiako, graduates and whānau at Parliament. The national research report Te Kura Huanui: The treasures of successful pathways, published in te reo Māori and English, includes links to five short documentaries which provide […]readmore

Māori Battalion school resource launched

Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis has launched a new learning resource to help the next generation learn about the storied history of the Māori Battalion.The material has been developed by the the Ngarimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Scholarship Board for tamariki of all ages, whānau, kura and schools.It aims to provide an inclusive and engaging […]readmore

New Ngarimu scholarships to target vocational training

Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis today announced three new scholarships for students in vocational education and training (VET) are to be added to the suite of prestigious Ngarimu scholarships. “VET learners have less access to study support than university students and this is a way to tautoko their learning dreams along the pathway to future success,” […]readmore

Round 2 of successful energy education fund now open

$1.65 million available in Support for Energy Education in Communities funding round two ·         Insights from SEEC to inform future energy hardship programmes Community organisations that can deliver energy education to households in need are being invited to apply for the second funding round of the Support for Energy Education in Communities (SEEC) Programme. “In May, $1.26 […]readmore

First period products delivered to schools

The first period products funded as part of the Government’s nationwide rollout are being delivered to schools and kura this week, as part of wider efforts to combat child poverty, help increase school attendance, and make a positive impact on children’s wellbeing. “We know that nearly 95,000 9-to-18 year olds may stay at home during […]readmore

Govt acts to protect NZers from harmful content

New Zealanders will be better protected from harmful or illegal content as a result of work to design a modern, flexible and coherent regulatory framework, Minister of Internal Affairs Jan Tinetti announced today. New Zealand currently has a content regulatory system that is comprised of six different arrangements covering some – but not all – […]readmore

Budget 2021 delivers on education plan

   Establish an education service agency and curriculum centre to provide support to schools ·         More funding to implement planned curriculum changes ·         A one-off funding package for maintenance and upgrades at state-integrated schools ·         Millions more to build new schools and grow existing ones to meet demand ·         A further commitment to the reform of vocational education   Budget […]readmore

Govt increases support for those wanting to change registered sex

The Government is increasing support for New Zealanders wanting to change their sex marker on birth certificates, Minister of Internal Affairs Jan Tinetti said today. “This Government understands that self-identification is a significant issue for transgender, non-binary and intersex New Zealanders, and is committed to making it easier for people to formally acknowledge their identified […]readmore

Apprenticeship numbers jump in 2020

The number of apprentices continues to grow, with people from across the community signing up for careers in the trades, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says. Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) <data> for enrolments in tertiary and vocational study as at December 2020 shows that the number of apprentices increased by 17.6 per cent compared to 2019 (45,155 […]readmore