Intermediate named Apple Distinguished School

Tauranga Intermediate has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2020–2022 for its use of Apple technology to enhance learning. Apple... Read More

“Don’t Get Sucked In” is the vaping message

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ - ARFNZ, along with their Scientific Advisory Board members want to see New Zealanders quit smoking, however... Read More

Truancy frustration ‘reaching a crescendo’

The principals' federation says the government must bring truant service workers inhouse to schools because teachers know their students better. This... Read More

Brookfield School joins free lunches programme

Brookfield School students will enjoy free, healthy lunches from Term 4 this year. Principal Ngaere Durie took to Facebook earlier this week, announcing... Read More

Fears border closure will worsen teacher shortage

Principals want foreign teachers exempted from the border ban so they can plug staffing gaps caused by the teacher shortage. Foreign-trained teachers... Read More

STEMFest wins event excellence in community awards

Tauranga STEM Festival (STEMFest) has been announced as the winner of the Event Excellence Award in the TECT Community Awards. The first event of its... Read More

Principals think too much asked of schools

New research shows 72 per cent of primary school principals think too much is being asked of schools. Results from the NZ Council for Educational Research... Read More

Principals think too much is being asked of school

New research shows 72 per cent of primary school principals think too much is being asked of schools. Results from the NZ Council for Educational Research... Read More

Countdown calls it what it is. Period.

      Countdown is now calling products like pads, tampons and menstrual cups exactly what they are across its online shopping platform,... Read More

Outside the comfort zone

  Losing a job is ‘terrifying’ and ‘exciting’ at the same time, says Tauranga recruitment specialist Bernadette Ryan-Hopkins.   The... Read More

Toi Ohomai manager appointed

  Toi Ohomai Head of Youth and Community Engagement Olivia Dhanjee has been appointed to the Bay of Plenty Regional Skills Leadership Group - a... Read More

This is Us – he waka eke noa

  The unveiling of a beautifully painted seven-metre long waka at the Historic Village on Saturday, June 27, marks the beginning of a creative... Read More

Teacher training enrolments stall amid shortages

Enrolment figures show the number of new students training to be school teachers has been falling despite ongoing shortages and good pay settlements... Read More

New money lessons help students gain NCEA

Secondary students can gain credits toward NCEA by learning about money thanks to a new collection of learning materials developed by the Commission... Read More

Support for apprentices will help build careers

Hard-hit service sector employers and their apprentices will greatly benefit from the government’s new Apprentice Boost scheme, says Andrew McSweeney,... Read More