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ISNZ hits back at decision to scrap Aspire Scholarships

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:46 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Independent Schools of New Zealand, the representative body for most of New Zealand’s private schools, has strongly criticised the Government’s decision to scrap the Aspire Scholarship Scheme. More >>

Executive Director appointed to Independent Schools of NZ

Friday, 20 November 2015, 1:06 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Independent  Schools  of  New  Zealand  (ISNZ)  are  pleased  to  announce  the  appointment of Ms Sally King as Executive Director, effective 21 December. More >>

Independent Schools Come Together Under One-Roof

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 6:42 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

The Inaugural Independent Schools Expo, being held at the Ellerslie Events Centre (Ellerslie Racecourse), Auckland, next Sunday 11 August from 10am – 5pm, is the only chance to gather information and speak to representatives in exhibition stands, ... More >>

Private Schools and State-Integration

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 1:13 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Some private schools will consider integration into the state school sector as the economic downturn has a direct effect on school roll numbers. More >>

Private schools save the state $180 million

Wednesday, 16 April 2008, 10:24 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

At present the government saves $180 million by not having to educate the 4.1% of school-age children educated in the independent or private sector. There has been a 40% real decrease in funding since the Labour Government capped the funding at ... More >>

New Executive Director Appointed to ISNZ

Friday, 18 January 2008, 12:39 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Deborah James has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ). ISNZ is a Wellington-based organisation that represents 80% of the 30,000 New Zealand children who are educated in the private sector. Ms James ... More >>

Independent school enrolments rise by 25%

Friday, 21 December 2007, 12:13 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Independent school enrolments increased by 28.68% between 2000 and 2007 with a further increase projected for 2008, said Joy Quigley, Executive Director of Independent Schools of New Zealand. More >>

Independent Schools Honour Excellence in Teaching

Monday, 7 May 2007, 8:34 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

For the third year running Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ) have honoured their Excellence in Teaching award winners at their annual conference in Christchurch. More >>

Top independent school teachers win teaching award

Friday, 26 May 2006, 11:09 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Three of the country's best teachers were honoured today with Excellence in Teaching awards from Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ). More >>

Union Delegate guilty of misleading NZEI

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 4:59 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

“In her recent speech to the NZEI Annual meeting the Australian Education Union representative Susan Hopgood misled the delegates by omitting some essential facts about school funding in Australia” said Joy Quigley, Executive Director of Independent Schools ... More >>

Independent Schools To Meet Next Week

Friday, 2 September 2005, 9:59 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ) will meet in Queenstown 7 - 10 September for their annual conferences, but there will be no politicians on the agenda. Instead the 2005 ISNZ Visiting Scholar is an architect, Craig Brown from Melbourne. "Craig ... More >>

Labour linking funding with quality and equity

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 10:11 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

“The Labour-led Government is to be congratulated for putting aside ideology and agreeing to fund early childhood education on the quality of the service, not according to who is the provider of the service, or owner of the facility. More >>

Huata: (inadvertent) incorrect media reporting

Tuesday, 2 August 2005, 9:13 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Donna Awatere Huata and Wi Huata sent their daughters to state-integrated, not private, schools in the Hawkes Bay, as is regularly incorrectly stated by print reporters. More >>

Policies on Independent Schooling

Wednesday, 27 July 2005, 3:50 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

Independent Schools of New Zealand has published this document to assist families associated with independent or private schools in the lead-up to the 2005 general election. The following policy bullet points have been provided by each political ... More >>

Private schools lead the way

Monday, 11 July 2005, 10:57 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

School leaver data released by the Ministry of Education this week shows that private schools are continuing to perform to a higher standard than state and state integrated students, said Joy Quigley, Executive Director, Independent Schools of New Zealand. More >>

An Education policy for children and New Zealand

Wednesday, 13 April 2005, 5:02 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

"ISNZ welcomes the National Party's pragmatic, non-politicised education policy released today by Dr Don Brash," said Independent Schools of New Zealand Executive Director Joy Quigley. More >>

Flagship Of Education Hitting The Rocks

Wednesday, 8 December 2004, 11:04 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

"First the NZCER report on secondary schools shows that the Government is failing lower decile parents and their children, now the PISA report confirms that the literacy and numeracy standards of our 15 year olds are slipping by comparison with other ... More >>

ISNZ Welcome 2005 Examination Dates

Wednesday, 24 November 2004, 5:08 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

The later start to the examination period for 2005 has been welcomed by the Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ). More >>

Facts Are Important When Alleging Fraud

Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 10:52 am | Independent Schools of New Zealand

“Donna Awatere Huata has not taken money to pay private school fees according to the understanding of Independent Schools of New Zealand”, said their Executive Director, Ms. Joy Quigley, “and it is most important to ensure facts are correct when alleging ... More >>

NZQA Action Welcomed By ISNZ

Friday, 13 August 2004, 4:25 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

The Association of Heads of Independent Schools welcomes the decisive action taken by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to shut down the infamous Achievement Recovery Room at Cambridge High School. More >>

 

 

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