SecondaryEd news 29 August 2017

Bay of Island College wins award; ensuring student success at Flaxmere; community hub in Hamilton; and more...

Principal says bullying claims untrue
Otago Daily Times
Mr Stretch had previously said he had consulted the New Zealand Schools Trustees Association but had been informed the school had no authority to use school disciplinary procedures when incidents happened outside school hours and off school grounds.

Queenstown schools plan for massive roll growth
Otago Daily Times
The Ministry of Education had just confirmed $2million funding for further capital works at the school, which meant another expansion would probably start in about two years, taking capacity to 750.

Bay of Islands College takes home ‘Got a Trade! School of the Year’ award
Education Central
Its commitment to Vocational Pathways helps students channel their NCEA course choices.

Government 'out of touch' on education needs
Otago Daily Times
New Zealand Principals’ Federation president and Bathgate Park School principal Whetu Cormick said it was clear the Prime Minister had not been listening to his Minister of Education.

ERO hails McAuley High School for efforts in engaging students
Stuff.co.nz
In 2016, they won an Excellence in Engaging Award, the Supreme Award and a $50,000 cheque at the Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards.

Ensuring student success 'The Flaxmere Way'
Education HQ
Under Anaru’s watchful eye, student outcomes have significantly improved where NCEA achievement is at or above national averages; and NCEA level 2 has been 100 percent (Ministry of Education roll-based data) for over two years now.

Senior school and community hub officially opens in Hamilton north
Waikato Times
The facility was jointly funded by the Ministry of Education and Hamilton City Council. Hamilton Mayor Andrew King also attended the opening, along with Education Minister Nikki Kaye, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith, and local MPs David Bennett and Tim Macindoe.

 

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