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2017 ECE Complaints data released

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 11:16 am | Ministry of Education

A new report released today by the Ministry of Education reflects the Ministry’s ongoing commitment to giving parents confidence in the early childhood education (ECE) sector, says Deputy Secretary Sector Enablement and Support Katrina Casey. More >>

Young people talking about bullying

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 12:41 pm | Ministry of Education

A rap song from two students, Paulie Ewing and Te Hoko Te Riini, at Tarawera High School has taken top honours in the performance category of the Bullying Free NZ week competition. More >>

Ministry of Education: Statement on bargaining

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 6:19 pm | Ministry of Education

Statement on bargaining Source: Ministry of Education -- To be attributed to Ellen MacGregor-Reid, Deputy Secretary Early Learning and Student Achievement More >>

Future direction of early learning

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 3:39 pm | Ministry of Education

A new survey launched today will contribute to developing the government’s 10-year Strategic Plan for Early Learning, says Nancy Bell, Director of Early Learning at the Ministry of Education. More >>

Feedback sought for Tomorrow’s Schools Review

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:01 pm | Ministry of Education

The Independent Taskforce charged with reviewing the way our schools are governed, managed and administered wants to hear New Zealanders’ views and experiences of the schooling system. More >>

Weather closes 15 schools and six ECE

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:12 am | Ministry of Education

There are currently fifteen North Island schools and six early childhood services closed due to the weather. More >>

Progress and achievement now part of Education Conversation

Friday, 8 June 2018, 12:44 pm | Ministry of Education

Progress and achievement now part of the Education Conversation The Ministry of Education is seeking views about student progress and achievement as part of the nation-wide Education Conversation. More >>

Snow closes schools and ECE in Southland

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 1:12 pm | Ministry of Education

There are currently eleven schools and seventeen early childhood services closed in the lower south island as a result of heavy snow. This is impacting 3,799 students and 280 early childcare centre learners. More >>

Bullying-Free Week starts with the launch of ‘Oat the Goat’

Monday, 14 May 2018, 1:51 pm | Ministry of Education

Bullying-Free Week starts with the launch of ‘Oat the Goat’ A unique digital animation launched today by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin aims to teach children about empathy and acceptance. More >>

Wet weather likely to result in some school and ECE closures

Monday, 30 April 2018, 8:43 am | Ministry of Education

Some schools and early learning centres in the Bay of Plenty and South Canterbury are likely to be closed today due to flooding. More >>

ECE complaints data released

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:45 pm | Ministry of Education

A new report released today by the Ministry of Education provides greater transparency and additional information to parents, says Deputy Secretary Sector Enablement and Support Katrina Casey. More >>

Keep in contact with schools after stormy weather

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:53 am | Ministry of Education

Stormy weather has forced the closure of a number of schools and early learning services in Auckland, Waikato and Taranaki. More >>

Severe weather: Parents should keep in touch with schools

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:20 am | Ministry of Education

Parents and whanau should keep in touch with their children’s school/kura or early learning service this morning to get information on possible closures. Yesterday 19 schools and four ECEs closed as a result of severe weather. More >>

Early winter storm closes schools and ECE

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:49 am | Ministry of Education

The early winter storm working its way across the country has closed 10 schools and four ECE today. More >>

National tech competition for school students launches today

Friday, 6 April 2018, 11:47 am | Ministry of Education

Deputy Secretary Early Learning and Student Achievement Ellen MacGregor-Reid welcomes the launch of an exciting new digital technologies championship today. This will be open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation ... More >>

School/ECE Closures at the top of the South Island

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 8:32 am | Ministry of Education

Over 40 schools and 17 early learning centres at the top of the South Island have indicated they won't be opening today (Tuesday) following severe weather warnings for the region. More >>

BOP parents should keep in contact with schools

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 9:06 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry advises parents in the Bay of Plenty to keep in contact with schools and early learning centres this morning following severe weather that forced five schools and three ECEs across the country to close yesterday. More >>

Parents should keep in contact with schools

Friday, 2 February 2018, 8:05 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry advises parents to keep in contact with schools and early learning centres today following yesterday's severe weather that forced some closures. More >>

Storm Fehi affecting schools across the West Coast

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 2:38 pm | Ministry of Education

A number of schools and early childhood services across the West Coast and South Dunedin have been affected by rain, wind and power cuts. More >>

Te Konohete – The Public Service Celebrates Kapa Haka

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:44 pm | Ministry of Education

Te Konohete – The Public Service Celebrates Kapa Haka The public service celebrates te reo Māori this weekend at the annual Te Konohete celebration. Te Konohete is an annual public sector celebration through kapa haka and waiata that started in ... More >>

   

 

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