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Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

Published By   /  March 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage Education Minister Hekia Parata is travelling to the United Kingdom, to talk with international experts about the biggest change to New Zealand’s education system in 30 years. Ms Parata will share this country’s experience with Communities of […]

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$12m Lemonwood Grove School officially opened

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $12m Lemonwood Grove School officially opened

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $12m Lemonwood Grove School officially opened Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye have welcomed the official opening of Lemonwood Grove School in Christchurch by the Prime Minister. Around 80 students started Term 1 at the new school in Rolleston, which includes […]

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BPS results show outstanding progress in education

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on BPS results show outstanding progress in education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: BPS results show outstanding progress in education The Better Public Service (BPS) goals of growing the number of children in Early Childhood Education, increasing the proportion of 18 year olds with NCEA Level 2 or equivalent, and increasing graduates of Level 4 or tertiary equivalents […]

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Education Expo showcases tools for teachers

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Education Expo showcases tools for teachers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Education Expo showcases tools for teachers Education Minister Hekia Parata is today hosting for the first time an education expo that lays out all the tools and resources available to support Communities of Learning │Kāhui Ako. “The first National Cross Sector Forum for 2017 is […]

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Preferred bidder for third schools PPP

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Preferred bidder for third schools PPP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Preferred bidder for third schools PPP ShapEd has been selected as the preferred bidder for the Ministry of Education’s third Public Private Partnership (PPP) to build six schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. “The Ministry is now in the final contractual negotiations for this […]

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Three new primary schools to open in 2019

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Three new primary schools to open in 2019

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Three new primary schools to open in 2019 Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced Auckland, Tauranga and Canterbury will each see a new primary school opening their doors for students in 2019. Minister Parata today signed establishment notices for Flat Bush South East School in […]

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Judges announced for Education Awards

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Judges announced for Education Awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Judges announced for Education Awards Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the judging panel for the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. Included in the panel are Michelle Dickinson, the 2016 Women of Influence Award winner for science and innovation and Frances Valintine the founder of […]

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Minister celebrates Te Matatini

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister celebrates Te Matatini

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister celebrates Te Matatini Education Minister Hekia Parata wishes those involved in Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival in Hastings this week all the very best. “Te Matatini is the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts and a chance to celebrate Māori language, identity and […]

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New NZSL achievement standards and resources

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New NZSL achievement standards and resources

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New NZSL achievement standards and resources Education Minister Hekia Parata today welcomed the release of NCEA Level 3 achievement standards and assessment resources for New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). “These new achievement standards and assessment resources will help strengthen the teaching and learning of NZSL […]

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Increasing confidence in assessments

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Increasing confidence in assessments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Increasing confidence in assessments An innovative tool designed to improve the consistency of teacher judgements about student progress is being made more widely available. Education Minister Hekia Parata, today launched a new site that demonstrates how the Progress and Consistency Tool (PaCT) works. “Ensuring consistent […]

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More students achieving NCEA Level 2

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More students achieving NCEA Level 2

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More students achieving NCEA Level 2 Education Minister Hekia Parata says provisional NCEA data shows that more students are achieving NCEA Level 2, the recognised minimum qualification for success. “The results show more young people are gaining the qualifications they need to be successful in […]

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IWI achievement information released today

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on IWI achievement information released today

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: IWI achievement information released today More information on the improvements in Māori student achievement has been released today by Education Minister Hekia Parata. Based on information derived from the Ministry of Education’s Public Achievement Information (PAI) publications, the Iwi Education Profiles show iwi-by-iwi as well […]

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Innovative fund opens to early learning

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Innovative fund opens to early learning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Innovative fund opens to early learning Education Minister Hekia Parata has extended a multi-million dollar fund for innovative teaching projects to staff in early education. “I’m pleased to announce that teachers and kaiako from early childhood education services and kohanga reo can now apply for […]

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Rolleston College officially open

Published By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Rolleston College officially open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rolleston College officially open Education Minister Hekia Parata has today officially opened the new Rolleston College in Christchurch. Ms Parata says she was delighted to celebrate the milestone with the Rolleston community. “Today is a celebration of everyone’s hard work and commitment to Rolleston College, […]

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School year begins for over 765,000 Kiwi kids

Published By   /  January 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on School year begins for over 765,000 Kiwi kids

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: School year begins for over 765,000 Kiwi kids Education Minister Hekia Parata wishes children and young people well as they prepare to head to school from Monday. “A new school year presents new possibilities and challenges. I hope kids are feeling excited about expanding their […]

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Educators congratulated on NY Honours

Published By   /  December 31, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Educators congratulated on NY Honours

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Educators congratulated on NY Honours Education Minister Hekia Parata and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith have congratulated the 17 New Zealanders who have received New Year Honours for services to education. “There are passionate and committed people working hard every day to […]

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Minister thanks all involved in kids’ education

Published By   /  December 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister thanks all involved in kids’ education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister thanks all involved in kids’ education Hekia Parata | Education Education Minister Hekia Parata has thanked parents, teachers, principals, boards and support staff for their hard work, passion and commitment to ensuring that our students get a world-class education. “As schools across the country […]

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Appointment to the Board of Te Kura

Published By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Appointment to the Board of Te Kura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointment to the Board of Te Kura Hekia Parata | Education Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced an appointment to the Board of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura). Te Kura is a distance education provider offering personalised learning programmes from early childhood […]

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Appointments to the Education Council

Published By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Appointments to the Education Council

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointments to the Education Council Hekia Parata | Education Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced two new appointments and four reappointments to the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand. Established in July 2015, the Education Council is the professional organisation for teachers. “I am pleased […]

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New Sylvester Primary School to open in 2019

Published By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Sylvester Primary School to open in 2019

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Sylvester Primary School to open in 2019 Education Minister Hekia Parata has officially established a new primary school in the fast-growing north Hamilton suburb of Sylvester. The school, located at the corner of Borman Road and Hare Puke Drive, will enrol year one to […]

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