While many parents may feel they have little or no
expertise in national certificate of educational achievement,
the New Zealand Qualifications Authority is encouraging them
to take a more active role in their children's study regimes
in the build-up to this year's NCEA and New Zealand
Scholarship examinations. Education reporter John Lewis
If history has taught us one thing, there will be at least 50
people lined up outside the Waihola Community Hall before the
doors open, waiting to get the best plants in the annual
Waihola District School Plant Fair.
Otago primary principals have been left scratching their
heads after the Ministry of Education committed funding to a
new education partnership with Australia that aims to explore
how innovative learning environments can enhance teaching.
Nearly one in five New Zealand parents are having to work two
jobs to make enough money to support their children's
learning, a Monash University and Australian Scholarships
Group Education Programmes survey has found.