Posts Tagged ‘education New Zealand’

Minister talks education priorities with Australian Ministers

Comments Off | 11-30-2013

Education Minister Hekia Parata met with her counterpart, Hon Christopher Pyne, Federal Minister for Education for Australia today at the Standing Council on School Education and Early Childhood Education in Sydney.
“This meeting was a chance to profile New Zealand’s education system, and to talk about our key education priorities including: New Zealand’s challenge to ensure [...]

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Pasifika education profile released

Comments Off | 11-27-2013

Education Minister Hekia Parata today released information on the educational performance and outcomes of Pasifika students, from early childhood education through to NCEA.
“The information delivers on my commitment to provide public metrics on education performance, so that parents and the wider community know where success is occurring but just as importantly where we can work [...]

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NZ and China advance education collaboration

Comments Off | 11-15-2013

New Zealand and China today took the next step in advancing the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) relationship between both countries.
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, and China’s Vice Minister of Education, Du Zhanyuan, together unveiled a plaque establishing a “Virtual Technical and Vocational Education & Training Research Centre”, to [...]

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Joyce to visit China for trade and education

Comments Off | 11-9-2013

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce will travel to China tomorrow to highlight the New Zealand-China trade, science and education relationship.
The six-day visit will take in the cities of Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing and Shenzhen.
“The New Zealand-China trade relationship has grown quickly in the last decade, reflecting both China’s increasing importance to the world economy and the [...]

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$30 million redevelopment for two Auckland schools

Comments Off | 11-8-2013

Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced major property redevelopments for Freemans Bay School and Southern Cross Campus in Auckland.
“We know that great teaching and learning goes on in our schools, but having modern learning environments just makes the whole process of raising achievement for all our young people that [...]

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OECD Education Representatives in NZ for study programme

Comments Off | 11-7-2013

Representatives from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are currently in New Zealand to study Learning and Change Networks (LCN) as part of their Innovative Learning Environment study.
Education Minister Hekia Parata was at Rata Street School today with David Instance, Director of the OECD’s Innovative Learning Environment section and Tony Mackay, OECD’s Consultant [...]

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First 21 schools for managed network named

Comments Off | 10-12-2013

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the first 21 schools in New Zealand to sign agreements with Network for Learning (N4L) to connect to its managed network.
“The first three to be connected by December and take advantage of Government funding for a managed network package are West Auckland’s Massey Primary School, South Canterbury’s Waimate [...]

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Changes to attract more international students to NZ

Comments Off | 10-11-2013

The Government has announced a package of new initiatives to encourage further growth in New Zealand’s $2.6 billion international education sector.
Changes will make it easier for some international students to work during their studies and allow streamlined visa processing in partnership with selected high quality education providers. The lowest quality providers will be prevented from [...]

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More tertiary students studying at higher levels

Comments Off | 10-10-2013

The latest report on enrolment data from the Ministry of Education shows more New Zealand tertiary students are studying at higher levels, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says.
The report, Tertiary Education Enrolments 2012, shows a continuing increase in the number of students enrolling in degree and higher qualifications, particularly amongst students aged [...]

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Draft Tertiary Education Strategy released

Comments Off | 10-3-2013

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today released the Draft Tertiary Education Strategy (2014-2019) that seeks to improve the way tertiary education supports achievement, industry, innovation, and economic growth.
The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are consulting with the education and business sectors on the draft strategy, which [...]

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