SecondaryEd news 18 August 2017

Wet and mouldy schools; teaching resilience just another way to say 'harden up'; bullying prevention; and more...

'How do you think it's going to affect their world view?'
Radio New Zealand
Within that, $11m was earmarked for a pilot programme for schools signed up to the Ministry of Education's Communities of Learning.

Wet and mouldy: Southern Cross Campus
New Zealand Herald
Years after problems were first identified, and the Ministry of Education [MoE] notified, students and staff alike were making-do with leaky buildings that had to be repeatedly patched up.

New arsenal for online teenage bullies in anonymous Sarahah app
Stuff.co.nz
Seven per cent of school boards reported using the Ministry of Education's guidebook on bullying prevention over the last 12 months.

Central Otago 'learning and behaviour cluster' placed under statutory management.
The Press
The Ministry of Education appointed a limited statutory manager for the Cromwell College Board of Trustees on March 16 to manage the Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour cluster.

Kyle MacDonald: Will teaching resilience in our schools work?
New Zealand Herald
On paper resilience training seems like a no-brainer. The current Government certainly seems to think so: it's made a resilience training in schools one of its (election bribe) mental health pilot programmes.

'The school of the future': $9m revamp for Porirua's Mana College
Dominion Post
On Thursday, he said the college was going from strength to strength with "significant achievement" in last year's NCEA results.

Repair plans for leaky school buildings cut back dramatically
New Zealand Herald
Repair plans for leaky school buildings have been cut back dramatically as the Ministry of Education battles to cope with rising property costs and a huge work backlog

 

 

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