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Proposed new early learning changes out for consultation

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 1:06 pm | Ministry of Education

"Consultation begins this week on a second round of proposed regulatory reforms to improve the quality of early learning services for tamariki and whānau," according to John Brooker, Group Manager, Education System Policy, at the Ministry ... More >>

Feedback for Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 12:10 pm | Ministry of Education

Kiwi students are another step closer to learning about Aotearoa New Zealand’s history at school, Deputy Secretary for Early Learning and Student Achievement at the Ministry of Education, Ellen MacGregor-Reid says. More >>

Teaching Excellence In Spotlight With The 2021 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 9:33 am | Ministry of Education

A total of 19 finalists will compete for the top prizes at the 2021 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. The Awards recognise innovative and effective teaching practices, and the positive outcomes that come from working with tamariki, rangatahi, ... More >>

Schools And Early Learning Services Decide On Closure Due To Flooding

Monday, 31 May 2021, 5:48 am | Ministry of Education

May 30, 2021 Any closures of schools and early learning services tomorrow, due to heavy rainfall and flooding in Canterbury, are a matter for each School Board or service manager to decide on a case by case basis, the Ministry of Education confirmed ... More >>

Public Consultation On Education And Training Changes

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 4:19 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is seeking public feedback on proposals to amend the current Education and Training Act 2020. Public consultation began today on eight proposed changes to the Act which include: how school board elections are run ensuring all ... More >>

Proposed Tertiary Student Wellbeing And Safety Changes Open For Consultation

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 4:59 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is inviting feedback on a package of changes to help improve the wellbeing and safety for all tertiary and international learners. "Our research tells us that learners succeed best when their wellbeing and safety is considered ... More >>

Rongohia Te Hau: Effective Support For Culturally Responsive Teaching

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 10:14 am | Ministry of Education

School leaders, teachers and communities have a new best evidence feature that explains the ‘how’ of building productive partnerships to drive change and excellent outcomes for ākonga in English medium education. Released today by the Ministry of Education, ... More >>

Pilot Of New NCEA Subject A Significant Step Towards Parity For Māori Knowledge

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 11:01 am | Ministry of Education

More than 30 secondary schools and kura across the country will be piloting the new Māori Performing Arts subject at all NCEA levels and for University Entrance this school year, marking a significant step towards ensuring parity for Māori knowledge ... More >>

Regulatory Change To Ensure The Safety And Wellbeing Of Tamariki

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 10:58 am | Ministry of Education

To minimise the risk of children choking while eating, licensing criteria for early learning services are being amended. These changes coincide with the start of a wider review of the regulations for the early learning sector. Ministry of Education Deputy ... More >>

A Joint Statement: Ngā Kura Ā Iwi O Aotearoa And The Ministry Of Education

Friday, 27 November 2020, 11:54 am | Ministry of Education

Mō tātou, mā tātou, e ai ki a tātou is the driving force behind a new five-year agreement that will be signed on Friday 27 November between Ngā Kura ā Iwi o Aotearoa and the Ministry of Education. More than 20 MOE officials and representatives together ... More >>

Minister Acknowledges Students As Exams Begin

Sunday, 15 November 2020, 3:49 pm | Ministry of Education

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has recognised the extraordinary challenges students have faced this year, ahead of NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship exams which begin on Monday. “I want to congratulate students for their hard work during a year of ... More >>

Accord Teacher Only Day Focuses On NCEA Changes

Friday, 13 November 2020, 10:23 am | Ministry of Education

Planned changes to NCEA will be the focus of the upcoming Accord Teacher Only Day, which will be rolled out regionally from next week. "This will be an opportunity for teachers and school leaders to refocus and refresh their understanding of the ... More >>

Providers Sought For Te Reo Māori Programme National Rollout

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 9:49 am | Ministry of Education

E rapu ana a Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga i ētahi kaihora ki te āwhina i a ia ki te hora i tētahi hōtaka ā-motu e nui ake ai ngā āheinga te reo Māori o te rangapū kaimahi mātauranga. The Ministry of Education is seeking providers to help roll ... More >>

New Arts Partnership Programme Beginning In Schools

Friday, 28 February 2020, 11:33 am | Ministry of Education

A new arts partnership programme is beginning in schools and kura this term with 34 creative projects underway throughout New Zealand. "The Creatives in Schools programme involves a wide range of artists and creative practitioners sharing their ... More >>

Time For Public To Have Say On Name For New National Institute

Monday, 24 February 2020, 12:17 pm | Ministry of Education

New Zealanders have until 8 March 2020 to have their say on the new name for the national institute of skills and technology that will be a cornerstone of the new vocational education system. "The new national institute of skills and technology ... More >>

Changes To Strengthen NCEA Confirmed And Provisional Subject List For NCEA Level 1 Subjects Released

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 3:06 pm | Ministry of Education

Changes to strengthen NCEA confirmed and provisional subject list for NCEA Level 1 subjects released More >>

Chief Executive appointed to Institute of Skills and Tech'

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 11:20 am | Ministry of Education

Chief Executive appointed to lead New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology Stephen Town has been named as the inaugural Chief Executive of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (working name). Currently in his final year leading the ... More >>

Preferred name for new national Institute to be discussed

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 2:27 pm | Ministry of Education

Learners, vocational education training providers, and the wider public will get their say on the name for the new national institute of skills and technology next month. The national institute is a cornerstone of the Reform of Vocational Education ... More >>

Implementing digital technologies curriculum content

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 3:14 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education welcomes a new report by the Education Review Office (ERO) that provides a range of perspectives on schools’ approaches to implementing the new digital technologies curriculum content. More >>

Support staff set to receive significant pay increase

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 11:09 am | Ministry of Education

Over 30,000 school support staff, kaiārahi, and therapists are set to receive a significant pay increase if they accept an offer made by the Government. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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