BOP initiative to push participation in sciences

Enabling rangatahi to be active participants in the STEMM economy of tomorrow is a key focus of Pūhoro, and Toi Ohomai has joined the initiative. Pūhoro... Read More

BOP student leaders get a jump start on University

The first face-to-face hub day for the Waikato Management School's Leadership Academy at the University of Waikato’s Tauranga campus is proving... Read More

Schools facing budget blowouts and staff shortages

“It’s going to be a relentless year.” Oropi School principal Andrew King is talking about the constant challenges he is facing with... Read More

Youth blend Mātauranga Māori and western science

Te Arawa Lakes Trust’s inaugural Te Tūkohu Ngāwhā Science and Design Fair is inspiring rangatahi to blend mātauranga Māori and western science... Read More

Hundreds compete in NZ-wide chamber music contest

More than 300 secondary school ensembles from across New Zealand will be competing in the 2022 NZCT Chamber Music Contest. During June, the District... Read More

Class cancelled: Staff absences ‘through the roof’

Schools around the country have been cancelling classes because of a surge of Covid-19 and winter illnesses among staff. Some are rostering particular... Read More

Institutes make first transition to Te Pūkenga

Te Pūkenga is welcoming its first 24,000 ākonga (learners) and an additional 1700 kaimahi (staff), with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and Waikato... Read More

Ann Somerville awarded Queen‘s Service Medal

“I’m completely blown away,” says Rotorua’s Ann Somerville, who has been awarded the Queen's Service Medal for services to... Read More

New Matariki resources available for schools

  Associate Minister of Education Kelvin Davis has announced 51 education resources that will help bring Mātauranga Māori to life.   “Matariki... Read More

New bilingual school sign unveiled in Rotorua

Minister of Transport Michael Wood and Te Mātāwai Board Co-Chair Reikura Kahi today unveiled one of the first bilingual kura/school traffic signs in... Read More

Govt continues record Māori Education investment

The Government’s commitment to the growth and development of te reo Māori has continued in Budget 2022, including the largest ever investment... Read More

Scholar excited to mingle with seismic superstars

Geoscientist Jesse Kearse can’t wait to board a plane to California to finally take up his Fulbright-EQC scholarship and tap into the brightest... Read More

Glenholme Primary School ‘Whānau Whare’ a success

Glenholme Primary School is providing an alternative learning environment for a small group of tamariki requiring social, emotional, and behavioural... Read More

Schools give fail mark to involvement in tests

New Zealand's participation in the OECD's high-profile PISA tests of maths, reading, and science is at risk because too many schools are refusing... Read More

Sign Language week recognises essential workers

This week is New Zealand Sign Language Week, a nationwide celebration of NZSL as an official language of New Zealand. “This year’s theme... Read More