Court action looming over state integrated schools The Government’s recent school infrastructure announcement excludes State Integrated Schools which they believe breaches their agreement with the Crown, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “Education Minister Chris Hipkins has said State Integrated Schools can use attendance dues to modernise or upgrade their buildings. Mr Hipkins clearly doesn’t [...]
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St Kevin's College, Oamaru won the Schick Secondary Schools National Basketball Premier A competition with a win over Dunstan High School 68-50. The A competition is for schools with smaller rolls. Baradene College, Auckland, defended their NZSS Girls Premier Lotto title they won last by beating Hillcrest High School, Hamilton 3-0. Jamie Kestle, Francis Douglas Memorial College, won the [...]
Holy Family School, Porirua win the 'Excellence in Engaging' section at the Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards held in the Beehive. Whānau and family engagement, and capacity building have been at the forefront for Holy Family School for the past four years. The school has identified multiculturalism as one its strengths. It focused on meeting [...]
ALL-OF-GOVERNMENT CONTRACT All State and State-integrated schools are eligible to join All-of-Government (AoG) contracts. Over 800 schools are already using one or more contracts. The contracts cover a number of goods and services, including: • IT hardware • Electricity • Print services • Office supplies • Banking services • Reticulated gas • Rental vehicles • [...]
PRIME MINISTER'S VOCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has launched the Prime Minister’s Vocational Excellence Award. The award aims to raise the status of vocational study and recognise the achievements of students excelling in vocational education. The award award and $2000 prize money can be presented to the top student in each school. NZCEO [...]
The Centenary celebrations for St Joseph's School, Levin, will be held 1st-2nd February 2020. More information on facebook click here.
A NEW WAY TO DELIVER LEARNING SUPPORT New Zealanders want an education system where all children and young people can take part in education and can learn and achieve, whatever their needs or differences. One in five children and young people need some kind of learning support. The Learning Support Action Plan 2019 - 2025 [...]
St Mary's College, Auckland: Taumaia Malolo, Danika Manse and Tyler Tevagawho have been named in the Samoa U16 Girls Basketball team, which will compete in the FIBA Asia Championship. Marian College, Christchurch: Brie Ellen Harding and the Canterbury Baby Hawks placed second at the world Softball Championships. Kate Taylor has been selected for the NZ U16 [...]
Chelsea Oliver, Baradene College Baradene College, Auckland: Chelsea Oliver, been selected in the NZ Women's Youth Water Polo team. Caitlin Potter (Y10) has been chosen to represent NZ at the Dance World Cup. Katie Bull (Y12) and Jenna Whiteman (Y10) Hip Hop troupe won a Gold Medal at the Global Dance Games. [...]
Kate Vernal, Baradene College Baradene College, Auckland: Vika Koloto has been selected for the NZSS Netball team. Lucy Burrell has been selected in the NZ rowing Junior Team which will compete in the World Championships in Tokyo. Emily Carr and Kate Vernal recently played in the NZ U18 Women's Ice Hockey Team at [...]