Inspirational teachers receive Education Excellence Awards

Inspirational teachers receive Education Excellence Awards

Supplied Content (Edited) Wellington, February 24, 2020 Six top teachers from early childhood, primary and secondary education sectors, including one of Indian origin, received the ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) for their outstanding contributions. Education Minister Chris Hipkins presented the Awards at a ceremony held in the Great Hall of Parliament in Wellington on Friday, February 21, 2020.…

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Ardern warns of greater risk of terrorist attack

Ardern warns of greater risk of terrorist attack

Jason Walls Auckland, February 24, 2020 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has warned her ministers that New Zealand is at “greater risk” of another terrorist attack in the aftermath of March 15, 2020. She also told the Cabinet that in order to bolster New Zealand’s counter-terrorism efforts, more money may be needed in this year’s Budget. Combating extremism Ardern’s comments came…

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Parliament approves creation of Skills and Technology Institute

Parliament approves creation of Skills and Technology Institute

New era for vocational education says Education Minister Venkat Raman Auckland, February 23, 2020 The New Zealand Parliament passed the ‘Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Bill on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, which will see a major change in the vocational education as well as industrial training sectors. Education Minister Chris Hipkins described the move as ‘a major step…

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