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Education Minister announces funding to draw STEM teachers
Wed, 17th May 2017
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Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced a $5.2 million funding boost for Teach First NZ to train more teachers in STEM subjects.
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​Wellington school set to receive cool million dollar investment
Wed, 22nd Feb 2017
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Government to invest $1.1m in Raroa Intermediate School for two new classrooms, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye.
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South Island youth set to benefit from $100k investment
Wed, 15th Feb 2017
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The Government and Ngai Tahu Funds will each invest $50,000 to support a range of programmes, including skills development in STEM subjects.
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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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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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Another multi-million upgrade for Auckland school
Tue, 26th Apr 2016
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Riverhead School in North-West Auckland is set to receive a $9.4 million upgrade, including a new classroom block and administration building.
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$4.2m upgrade for Papatoetoe Central School
Wed, 20th Apr 2016
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Papatoetoe Central School in New Zealand will receive a $4.2 million upgrade to accommodate roll growth and support innovative learning.
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Christchurch schooling network set to be most modern
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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The Ministry of Education has announced the official opening of the 416.8 million West Rolleston Primary School.
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Half a million dollars for more schools to get wireless technology
Wed, 13th Apr 2016
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The Government has announced funding of $500,000 that will see over 40 more schools across the country receive wireless technology.
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Government completes school network upgrade project
Wed, 3rd Feb 2016
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The School Network Upgrade Project has been completed, giving all schools in New Zealand access to high-quality internet.
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Government helping NZ schools harness digital tech
Fri, 4th Dec 2015
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To participate successfully in the future, young people today need to be learning a range of 21st Century digital skills.
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2000th school to connect to government's managed network
Mon, 17th Aug 2015
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Over 2,000 schools in New Zealand have been connected to the government's funded N4L Managed Network, says Minister Nikki Kaye.
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Tech boot camps grow young entrepreneurs
Fri, 13th Mar 2015
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Young technology entrepreneurs in the Waikato region will benefit from $60,000 of funding for Online Education Limited.
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Big investment in tech and infrastructure in store for 2015
Fri, 23rd Jan 2015
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The Government will invest $650 million in maintaining, modernising and replacing buildings and infrastructure, with $44m to be spent on technology in schools.
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$5.4 million planned for SNUP wireless 'retrofitting'
Tue, 11th Nov 2014
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UK Gov announces a £4.4m wireless improvement for over 400 schools to enhance early SNUP upgrades, ensuring modern connectivity for all.
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1000th school to get government's fast internet
Thu, 23rd Oct 2014
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Fast internet reaches 1000 NZ schools, promising innovative learning and connectivity thanks to government investment.
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Intermediate’s new block embraces technology
Fri, 22nd Aug 2014
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Northcross Intermediate School in Auckland has opened a $4 million technology block to support modern teaching styles.
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Ahead of schedule N4L connects 700th Kiwi school...
Thu, 7th Aug 2014
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The rollout of fast internet to New Zealand schools reaches milestone as Te Kura o Waikare becomes the 700th connected school.
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Trainee teachers to gain entry to Pond
Wed, 23rd Jul 2014
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Network for Learning’s Pond can now be accessed by Initial Teacher Educators (ITEs), and will be available to teacher trainees from 2015.
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Govt: Labour hasn’t done their homework in education
Tue, 8th Jul 2014
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Labour needs to do some research and catch up with what’s happening in the education sector, says Nikki Kaye, Associate Education Minister.
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Govt ramps up ICT support for NZ schools
Fri, 4th Jul 2014
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Schools to receive technical support from new ICT Advisory Service to help them utilise the Managed Network. #education #technology.
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Funding builds digital access in Christchurch
Fri, 27th Jun 2014
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Christchurch's digital learning leap: $200,000 push aims to equip over 9s in 30 schools with access to vital online resources.
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Education report provides powerful vision for the future says Kaye
Fri, 20th Jun 2014
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21st century learning reference group
A report has been released that shows what is ahead for education and the use of technology to create connected communities.