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N4L's Managed Network rollout complete
Tue, 6th Dec 2016
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The Network for Learning Managed Network rollout in New Zealand is complete, providing schools with fast, uncapped, Crown-funded internet.
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Friend or foe, Education Minister Hekia Parata bows out
Wed, 19th Oct 2016
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Education Minister Hekia Parata will not run in New Zealand's General Election next year after nearly a decade in politics.
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Papatoetoe school next in line for big govt upgrade
Tue, 20th Sep 2016
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Papatoetoe Central School in Auckland set to undergo $4.2 million upgrade as part of city-wide education improvements.
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Education Minister releases latest ERO indicators
Tue, 23rd Aug 2016
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Education Minister Hekia Parata believes new school evaluation indicators will help New Zealand children achieve educational success.
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$1 million up for grabs as Govt pushes digital tech in schools
Mon, 8th Aug 2016
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Kiwi schools & technologies providers can bid for $1 million in creative project funding, thanks to a new Request for Proposal announced by the govt.
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Waiheke schools in line for massive govt investment
Thu, 4th Aug 2016
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Two schools on Waiheke Island set to receive $40m investment for infrastructure rebuild and upgrade, says Education Minister Hekia Parata.
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New Zealand takes part in Trans Tasman principal exchange
Wed, 3rd Aug 2016
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New Zealand and Australia embark on a pioneering principal exchange program, enhancing educational leadership across the Tasman.
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$8 million put aside for Newmarket School
Mon, 18th Jul 2016
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Government allocates $8m redevelopment funding for Newmarket School in Auckland as part of plan to accommodate growing roll.
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Nikki Kaye speaks: Progressing 21st Century school infrastructure
Mon, 18th Jul 2016
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I thought it may be useful to give you an update on where we are at with the wider education portfolio, including digital infrastructure.
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MYOB praises digital tech curriculum announcement
Wed, 13th Jul 2016
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Cloud accounting software provider MYOB has praised the New Zealand government's decision to include digital technology in the school curriculum.
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Govt's digital tech in schools announcement not up to scratch
Tue, 12th Jul 2016
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The Institute of IT Professionals NZ criticizes New Zealand government's new digital technology integration program.
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Will the 'computer geek’ become extinct?
Wed, 6th Jul 2016
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Digital technology will be integrated into New Zealand's curriculum by 2018, according to an announcement by the Minister of Education Hekia Para.
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NZ school curriculum set for digital shake up
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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New Zealand education embracing digital technology in a bid to prepare children for the future, says Education Minister.
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First-ever digital book for deaf Māori students launched
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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Kiwa Digital launches new learning resource for deaf Māori students, exploring an uncharted area of education.
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Further funding for NZ schools
Mon, 27th Jun 2016
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​Otago and Southland are the latest regions to benefit from funding for school property, with the Government announcing $37 million will be invested.
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Labour: Pasifika Education Centre doomed
Mon, 27th Jun 2016
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Labour slams government for spurning funding bid, foreseeing the demise of the vital Pasifika Education Centre.
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Online resource to help schools with teacher aides
Tue, 21st Jun 2016
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The creation of an online guide to help schools make the best use of teacher aides has been welcomed by the Minister of Education.
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Ministry announces extension of Teacher-Led Innovation Fund
Mon, 13th Jun 2016
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The Ministry of Education will extend funding for the Teacher-Led Innovation Fund for another two years, according to Education Minister Hekia Parata.
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$3m for Taranaki and Whanganui schools
Thu, 9th Jun 2016
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New classrooms in Taranaki and Whanganui schools will receive a $3m investment to support digital learning. #education #NewZealand.
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Modular classrooms prove a hit
Tue, 7th Jun 2016
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The Ministry's first new modular building has arrived in New Plymouth, receiving high praise from Vogeltown School.
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More government investment in Auckland schools
Tue, 7th Jun 2016
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Mount Albert Grammar School in Auckland benefits from $153 million investment in school property, announced by Government.
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Green Party calls out Education Minister over ECE push
Tue, 3rd May 2016
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Green Party criticizes Government's push for increased participation in early childhood education, claiming it puts children at risk.
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Kiwi schools stuck in server land, remain slow to adopt the cloud
Fri, 29th Apr 2016
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Many New Zealand schools are hesitant to move to the cloud, causing added complexity, says IT support company Dynamo6.
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Further $8.5 million boost for govt's Wireless School Network Upgrade Project
Fri, 29th Apr 2016
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Nikki Kaye announces an additional £6.5m for Wireless School Network Upgrade, enabling 350 more NZ schools to go wireless.