The Minister of Education Hekia Parata will not be standing in next year's election. The minister made the announcement today.
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Youth to receive $1 mill in digital tech funding
Education Minister Hekia Parata has today announced the nine successful applicants to a $1 million contestable fund for projects that will engage students in digital technologies.
Will New Teacher Aide Funding Help Combat Violence in Classrooms?
A Māori Educationalist says Māori students are set to benefit from extra teacher aides, but will the funding help deal with violent children?
Record number of Māori students achieving NCEA level 2
Today NCEA data has been released showing more Māori and Pasifika students are achieving Level 2 than ever before.
Tarawera High School opens new school facilities
Tarawera High School can enjoy their modern new facilities after an injection of $15.6 million to redevelop the school which will cater for more than 500 students.
Northland's Te Kura Hourua o Whangaruru facing axe
Education Minister Hekia Parata may close the doors on a charter school which has cost the taxpayer around $4.8mil. Parata advised the Ngā Parirau Mātauranga Charitable Trust that she proposes to terminate the agreement under which it runs Te Kura Hourua o Whangaruru.
Students to be given chance to earn NCEA credits for driver licences
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss have announced that students are to be given the opportunity to gain NCEA credits by obtaining driver licences.
Turakina Māori Girls College closure brings sadness for many
The Minister of Education decided last week to close Turakina Māori Girls College.
Turakina Māori Girls School scheduled to close for good
The doors of Turakina Māori Girls' School will close for good after 110 years of educating young Māori women to become fine students and role models. A declining roll and financial difficulties are two major contributors to its demise.
Should Hato Petera open its doors to non-Māori?
Dr Ranginui Walker says that in order for Hato Petera to survive, they must open their classroom doors to non-Māori as well. His comments follow the abrupt closure of the junior school hostels.