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18 December, 2014

Minister thanks all involved in kids’ learning

Education Minister Hekia Parata has thanked parents, whānau and staff across the education sector for their passion and commitment to making sure all kids get the best possible education.

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17 December, 2014

$23.5 million redevelopment of Southern Cross school

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye confirmed today that $23.5 million of funding has been approved towards the second stage of redevelopment of Southern Cross Campus.

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11 December, 2014

New provider for $5 million digital advisory service

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that CORE Education has been chosen to deliver the Ministry of Education’s new Learning Technologies Advisory (LTA) Service.

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11 December, 2014

Minister welcomes statutory interventions report

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the recommendations of the Review of Statutory Interventions in State and State Integrated Schools.

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10 December, 2014

Minister welcomes Ministry-NZEI agreement

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed an agreement between the Ministry of Education and NZEI to jointly work on ways to help raise educational outcomes.

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10 December, 2014

Advisory Group on early learning pathway

Education Minister Hekia Parata has appointed an advisory group to help children get the best possible start to their early learning and schooling.

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8 December, 2014

First communities of schools a big win for kids

Education Minister Hekia Parata has approved the first communities of schools, saying they are a big win for thousands of New Zealand kids.

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4 December, 2014

More kids off to a great start in education

Education Minister Hekia Parata says more kids are getting the best start to school, with early childhood education participation at its highest ever level.

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4 December, 2014

Survey reveals Kiwis’ attitudes to science

A new survey has revealed the relevance of science and technology to Kiwis’ lives, with 90 per cent of respondents agreeing on the importance of studying those subjects at school.

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3 December, 2014

Minister welcomes secondary principals’ vote

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the vote from secondary school principals on two key elements of the Investing in Educational Success initiative.

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1 December, 2014

$1.7 million for research to improve student outcomes

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed funding of $1.7 million from the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) for research projects to improve educational outcomes for students.

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27 November, 2014

Minister acknowledges work of sector groups

Education Minister Hekia Parata has acknowledged the work and commitment of groups across the education system to help lift educational achievement for all students.

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25 November, 2014

$8.6 million extra for school funding transition

Education Minister Hekia Parata says $8.6 million has been provided to help schools transition through decile funding changes.

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21 November, 2014

Minister welcomes vote for new teaching roles

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the vote of secondary teachers in favour of new roles being added to their collective agreement.

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15 November, 2014

Minister marks C Company House opening

Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated all those who worked to establish the C Company Memorial House which opened in Gisborne today.

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14 November, 2014

Government and NZRL join forces for families

Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced a partnership with New Zealand Rugby League to improve the education, health and wellbeing of thousands of young people and families.

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11 November, 2014

Applications open for $10m fund for teachers’ ideas

Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced that applications have opened for the new $10 million Teacher-led Innovation Fund.

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10 November, 2014

Minister wishes students the best for exams

Education Minister Hekia Parata has offered her best wishes to the 143,000 students sitting NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations.

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5 November, 2014

$5.4 million for school wireless connections

On a visit today to Clifton Terrace Model School in Wellington, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced funding of $5.4 million to enable upgrades to improve wireless connectivity for more than 400 schools.

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4 November, 2014

Competition honours 28th Māori Battalion

Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced the winners of The Challenge, a creative school competition honouring one of New Zealand’s finest fighting forces, the 28th Māori Battalion.

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30 October, 2014

Multi-million dollar upgrade for The Gardens School

A multi-million dollar upgrade has been confirmed for The Gardens School in Manurewa by Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye.

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29 October, 2014

Teachers celebrated across New Zealand

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today acknowledged the enormous contribution teachers across the country are making every day to ensure all children are successful in education.

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28 October, 2014

2015 PM’s Education Excellence Awards launched

Education Minister Hekia Parata today launched the 2015 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards.

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23 October, 2014

1000th school connects to fast internet

The rollout of fast internet to schools continues to exceed expectations with the connection by Network for Learning (N4L) of the 1000th school to the Government’s Managed Network, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.

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