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In January the Government announced Investing in Educational Success (IES) – an initiative designed to help raise student achievement in our schools. The Ministry is currently working closely with the education sector to ensure the initiative meets the needs of teachers, education leaders, and students.
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Minister of Education announced new awards designed to recognise and celebrate education excellence. Find out more >>
This prestigious international award is for young teachers who identify themselves as emerging leaders. Find out more
The Vocational Pathways provide new ways to achieve NCEA Level 2, the foundation for success to further education and work. The pathways show students how their learning and achievement will be valued in the workplace and the types of jobs and further study options available.
Ka Hikitia – Accelerating Success 2013-2017 the updated Māori education strategy and Tau Mai Te Reo the Ministry of Education’s new Māori language in education strategy are now available online. Now is the time to act and accelerate Māori education success. Read more
Based on feedback on the timing of the initial release of Education.govt.nz, we’re planning to reschedule from 11 April to Term 2 of the school term. In the meantime, you will have more opportunities to help us shape the direction of the new education portal. Stay tuned for more information.
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The Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced her decision on the proposed merger of Phillipstown School and Woolston School.
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Content last updated: 16 April 2014
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