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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 >>

Bad weather closes seven schools

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 11:00 am | Ministry of Education

Snow and flooding overnight has closed seven schools and two early learning services in Otago and Southland, effecting 773 students and pre-schoolers. More >>

Canterbury weather hits schools

Monday, 14 August 2017, 4:56 pm | Ministry of Education

Parents should keep in contact with schools, early learning services after further wet weather and snow in the Canterbury region With heavy rain and snow forecast to continue falling over parts of Canterbury parents are being advised to keep in touch ... More >>

Southland Regional Finalists in Education Excellence Awards

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:29 pm | Ministry of Education

Invercargill Middle School is among the finalists at the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

Horowhenua Regional Finalists in Education Excellence Awards

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:27 pm | Ministry of Education

Levin’s Horowhenua College is among the finalists at the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

Hawkes Bay Regional Finalists in Education Excellence Awards

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:25 pm | Ministry of Education

Napier’s William Colenso College is among the finalists in three out of four categories at the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

Canterbury Regional Finalists in Education Excellence Awards

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:20 pm | Ministry of Education

Christchurch-based Halswell Primary School is among the finalists at the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

BOP Regional Finalists in PM’s Education Excellence Awards

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:18 pm | Ministry of Education

Two Bay of Plenty early learning services and one secondary school are among the finalists at the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

Auckland Regional Finalists in PM’s Education Awards

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:16 pm | Ministry of Education

Two Auckland schools and the Auckland Kindergarten Association are among the finalists at the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

Cyclone closes schools & ECE centres across North Island

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:17 am | Ministry of Education

Severe wet weather caused by Cyclone Cook has now closed 137 schools and 133 early learning centres across the North Island, affecting 34,232 school children and 4339 pres-schoolers. More >>

   

 

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