CLASSROOM PREPARATION: Lorene Fitzgerald sorts through teaching resources inside Highbury's Kohanga Reo.
A long-awaited kohanga reo will be opening in Highbury this month - the next step in the Palmerston North suburb's efforts to foster families' education opportunities.
The community has been granted $100,000 of government funding from the Ministry of Education to complete a licencing programme in a bid to open a new Maori language immersion early…Continue
Posted by Laura Lavinia Drew on January 15, 2015 at 10:43
Maori-dominated schools have so far stayed away from the Government’s plan to overhaul the school system by paying more for change principals and lead teachers.
Education Minister Hekia Parata says 11 communities of schools totalling 38,000 students at both primary and secondary levels have been approved for the scheme, and other…Continue
Posted by Laura Lavinia Drew on December 10, 2014 at 14:21