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Kaupapa Māori: Continuing traditions, acknowledging success

Friday, 13 September 2019, 5:16 pm | Te Kura

Te Kura has launched an exciting new learning area, Kaupapa Māori, which focuses on continuing traditions and acknowledging success in matauranga Māori. Te Kura successfully trialled Kaupapa Māori towards the end of 2018, with over 50 ākonga ... More >>

Disappointed with NCEA results? Try Summer School

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 10:43 am | Te Kura

NCEA results can be cause for celebration – or disappointment. Te Kura’s Summer School offers hope to students who may have found themselves a few credits short. More >>

Te Kura student artwork on display at Mātauranga House

Monday, 17 December 2018, 12:36 pm | Te Kura

The artistry of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) students is now on permanent display in the Ministry of Education’s national office at Mātauranga House. More >>

Summer School offers students another chance to get NCEA

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 10:53 am | Te Kura

Students who are a few credits short of completing NCEA can get their plans for 2019 back-on-track through learning online with Te Kura’s Summer School. More >>

Taking Opotiki to Parliament

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 10:31 am | Te Kura

Opotiki’s Tame Cole (TC) Koroheke Satele has been selected by MP David Parker to be a representative at next year’s Youth Parliament. TC is a student at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura), New Zealand’s state distance education provider. More >>

Te Kura finalist in Best Design Awards 2018

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 12:48 pm | Te Kura

A school’s online learning environment, which has transformed the way distance students learn, is a finalist in the 2018 Best Design Awards. The Awards, by the Designers Institute of New Zealand, showcase excellence in graphic, spatial, product, ... More >>

Te Kura’s Big Picture Learning Pilot finalist for PM's Award

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 3:55 pm | Te Kura

A programme with the motto ‘one student at a time in a community of learners’ is a finalist in the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards for the Education Focus Prize – Takatū. The Prize celebrates outstanding inclusive practices that ... More >>

Te Kura teacher wins Australasian Teaching Award

Friday, 18 August 2017, 4:04 pm | Te Kura

Jan Bolton has won the Teaching Excellence Award from the Australasian Association of Distance Education Schools (AADES) for her outstanding work in online education with Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura). More >>

Monday Live event bridges distance and celebrates talent

Friday, 23 June 2017, 2:11 pm | Te Kura

Students of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) will be coming together in Auckland city on Monday for a music and arts event. As New Zealand’s state distance education provider with over 23,000 students, the school finds innovative ways to enable students ... More >>

Te Kura prepared to be country’s first COOL

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3:39 pm | Te Kura

Te Kura is closer to becoming New Zealand’s first Community of Online Learning with the passing of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill’s third and final reading in Parliament. More >>

School’s in for summer at Te Kura

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 3:32 pm | Te Kura

Te Kura had a big increase in student enrolment for this year’s summer school. The distance education provider had 746 students enrol for summer school 2016/2017, up from 201 enrolments for summer school 2015/2016. More >>

NZ’s largest school announces prize winners

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 11:51 am | Te Kura

The achievements of students at New Zealand’s largest school were celebrated at a ceremony in Wellington recently, where 23 students from around the country gathered to receive their prizes. In all, 83 prizes were awarded this year. More >>

 

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