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Posts Tagged ‘ school ’

Days too short for extra languages teaching, says principal

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

LISTEN: A principal is struggling to see merit in National’s latest education policy announcement.



Diversity something to be proud of at Bishop Viard College

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Hands on principal loves her new job at Porirua’s Bishop Viard College.



Te Ara school nurtures struggling students

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Same education, different pathway,. Te Ara offers an alternative to mainstream schooling.



Eastern Hutt School readies for 100th birthday

Sep 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Top Picture

Eastern Hutt School prepares to celebrate 100 years of educating generations of students in Hutt Valley.



E-Learning opens new possibilities

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Karori school wants community input in future planning

Apr 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

Karori Normal school principal a firm believer in sending local children to local schools.



New Kelburn Normal School principal has an exciting year.

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

One year into his new job, the principal of Kelburn Normal School is celebrating an exciting year.



Principal proud of achievements during first year in the job

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

The Newtown School Principal is proud of the change that has been made during his first year in the job.



Māori students still struggling with stereotypes, racism

Mar 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Student Features

Not enough focus on how Maori are taught, right down to pronouncing names correctly.



Whitireia performers warm up for cultural tour to Taiwan festival

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Nan Ying Folk Festival is the destination next week for the annual Whitireia Performing Arts Wananga. In the final stages of preparations, the degree students visited Karori West Normal School and wowed hundreds of students. MATTHEW LAU, who will be reporting on the tour, was at Karori.



Children’s sculpture exhibition is about to hit the road

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

An exhibition of sculptures inspired by the books of a popular New Zealand author,are about to go on tour.



Principal’s first year a cultural experience

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Learning from the diverse cultures at St Teresa’s School in Karori suits Mary-Angela Tombs.



New phase of positive learning for St Anthony’s School in Seatoun

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

St Anthony’s School in Seatoun reaping the results after adopting a new learning scheme.



Strength in small numbers for country school in the city

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Totara Park School principal is hoping the roll won’t grow too much saying its size is its strength.



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Foods of many flavours at school’s carnival

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Clyde Quay School pupils, whose annual carnival was held at the weekend. JOHANNA CLELAND reports.



Traditions of Pahiatua children live on at Polish School

Oct 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Wellington’s Polish School celebrates it’s 60th anniversary, and LIAM MACANDREW learns their cultural story in a strange land.



Awards dinner another success for international student programme

Jul 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington High School says goodbye to its latest round of international students.



A classroom space to be created out of old dental clinic

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dyer Street School’s old dental clinic building is no longer the ‘murder house’.



Wainuiomata school hall to get a 21st century makeover

May 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wainuiomata Primary School children can look forward to softer seating during assemblies.



School, community join up to fight vandalism

Apr 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Beating vandalism by having his school as a community hub is the vision of Wainuiomata Primary School principal Neil Worboys, reports AARON MEREDITH.

“I’m wanting the school’s facilities to be used in the weekends,” he says, citing the field and playground as examples.



Featherston School marking 150 years with Easter reunion

Mar 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Celebrations will include 93-year-old ex-teacher attending the jubilee events.



Masterton school connects with Pacific families

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

LAKEVIEW SCHOOL in Masterton is planning to reconnect with the local pacific community by holding a Pasifika festival. Principal Ed Hodgkinson says the local residents lost their connection with the school when it merged nine years ago and it has taken a lot of effort to bridge the school back into the community.



Summer scholarships for Maori and PI students

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

OTAGO UNIVERSITY is helping develop the Maori and Pacific health workforce by offering summer school scholarships for the first time. Wellington Campus Associate Dean Nandika Currey says the courses cover a broad range of topics that can impact on health including climate change, geography, ethics, and law.



Merging schools need time and resources

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CHILDREN’S EDUCATION is at risk if the merging of schools isn’t done right says a Wairarapa principal who has been through it. Lakeview School was established in Masterton when Hiona Intermediate, Lansdowne and Totara Drive schools merged in 2004.



Pet days a thing of the past

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

Rural pet days might be a thing of the past as schools are struggling to motivate children to embrace the farming communities around them.



Pupils face cut-backs due to ministry quake policy

May 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Thorndon cuts teacher spending to upgrade school hall



Mates raise funds for dream school in India

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Indian primary school gets face lift with help of Wellingtonians.



Million-dollar boost for Lyall Bay School

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Regular roll growth recognised with money for new classrooms.



School so popular it must turn pupils away

Aug 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wilton’s Otari Primary School will introduce zoning to cope.



Local Brownies official advisers to council

May 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Ngaio girls offer their opinion on Silverstream playground upgrade.



Home education keeps adding to its numbers

May 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Home education numbers grow as support and awareness rises



Franco aims his javelin at Brazil Olympics

Apr 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Porirua College student doing hard yards in training



Results back fruitful schools programme

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bananas and more add to mind, body power of Mt Cook kids



Pupils get hands-on with new homework idea

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

St Peter and Paul kids to tackle special character projects



‘Amazing’ scholarship results for local students

Apr 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington College celebrates its status as No 2 in country



Pupils get out and about locally

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Evans Bay School ditches camp for local outdoors



Principal unveils plan to boost pupil success

Aug 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

AOTEA College’s Tim Davies-Colley wants to trial new system.



École pour les bambins – with puppets

Jan 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington toddlers show learning French is easy and fun.



Digital welcome greets visitors to Karori school

Jul 31st, 2008 | By | Category: News

Karori School students embrace new digital technology with a slide show welcome.