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Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Hekia Parata, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced. Ms Parata, who is also the Chair of the […]

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Māori medium Educators and Iwi gather in Wellington to celebrate Māori achievement

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Māori medium Educators and Iwi gather in Wellington to celebrate Māori achievement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori medium Educators and Iwi gather in Wellington to celebrate Māori achievement Māori medium national peak bodies Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust, Te Rūnanganui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori, Ngā Kura ā Iwi, Te Akatea, and iwi representatives have been given a call to action […]

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New appointments to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New appointments to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointments to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced three appointments to the Board of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura). “Te Kura is a fantastic option for distance education, providing personalised learning programmes to students from […]

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Final results confirm rising Māori and Pasifika student achievement

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Final results confirm rising Māori and Pasifika student achievement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Final results confirm rising Māori and Pasifika student achievement Final NCEA results released this week confirm that more students are achieving NCEA Levels 1, 2, and 3, with the most significant increases in achievement being by Māori students and Pasifika students, says Education Minister Hekia […]

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New appointment to support physical activity and nutrition in schools

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Health, Hekia Parata, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on New appointment to support physical activity and nutrition in schools

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointment to support physical activity and nutrition in schools Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Education Minister Hekia Parata have welcomed the appointment of Professor Grant Schofield, as the Ministry of Education’s first Chief Education Health and Nutrition Advisor. “Obesity is a serious issue threatening […]

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World leading early childhood curriculum modernised

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on World leading early childhood curriculum modernised

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World leading early childhood curriculum modernised Education Minister Hekia Parata has today released the update of New Zealand’s world leading early childhood curriculum Te Whāriki. “First published in 1996, Te Whāriki is highly regarded here and internationally as an empowering framework for early learning,” says […]

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Education Act Update passes second reading

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Education Act Update passes second reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Education Act Update passes second reading The biggest update to education in New Zealand in nearly 30 years took a step forward in Parliament today. “The Education (Update) Amendment Bill is about creating a platform for achieving educational success. It puts the achievement of our […]

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Education expo goes on tour

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Education expo goes on tour

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Education expo goes on tour Education Minister Hekia Parata has launched the first regional tour of an education expo showcasing tools and resources available to Communities of Learning | Kahui Ako. “For the first time we have brought together all the tools and resources available […]

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More than 1000 staff employed in Communities of Learning

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More than 1000 staff employed in Communities of Learning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More than 1000 staff employed in Communities of Learning New figures show more than 1100 teachers and principals have been appointed to new roles in Communities of Learning│Kāhui Ako across the country. “I’m delighted to see staff being employed in these expert roles, sharing best […]

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Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships Recognise Māori Excellence

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships Recognise Māori Excellence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships Recognise Māori Excellence Eight prestigious tertiary scholarships will be presented to outstanding Māori students by Education Minister and Ngārimu Board Chair Hon Hekia Parata in a ceremony at Parliament today. The eight recipients – undergraduates Ezekiel Raui, […]

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International experts excited by Communities of Learning

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on International experts excited by Communities of Learning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: International experts excited by Communities of Learning Education Minister Hekia Parata is travelling back from the United Kingdom after sharing New Zealand’s Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako with experts from around the world. Ms Parata spent five days meeting with leaders, researchers and practitioners […]

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Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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