The Awards recognise and share inspiring work by schools, kura and early learning services that benefits children and young people, whānau and entire communities.
The 4 award categories are:
Excellence in Engaging
Excellence in Leading
Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Excellence in Wellbeing Education
This year’s Education Focus Prize, which changes every year, celebrates Excellence in Environmental and Sustainability Education.
You have until Friday 10 April to submit your entry.
Visit pmawards.education.govt.nz for more information and to download the entry form.
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 PM AWARDS (0800 762 927).
CareerStart offers in-school workshops around finding, applying, and interviewing for holiday and part-time work in addition to interview skills in general.
We believe the benefits of part-time work for students are significant, in terms of gaining valuable life skills, plus offering insight and advantages around future employment and 'employability'.
Why and how do we get a part-time or holiday job.
What are employers looking for?
Be familiar with your own skills and achievements
Create a one page CV
What are interviews - their purpose, the process, and how to prepare
For information visit: www.careerstart.co.nz.
Dates: 10–12 April, (Easter weekend).
The organising committee warmly invites all past students, staff, PTA and BOT members to celebrate the 60th Jubilee of the college.
The full programme and registration details are available on the alumni website: www.spotswoodcollegealumni.co.nz
Registration can be done either online, or by downloading the form and mailing to: Spotswood College 60th Jubilee organising committee, Box 6064, Moturoa, New Plymouth 4344.
For more information either email to: email@example.com or phone (027) 284 5557.
The United Nations Association of New Zealand has held regional secondary school speech awards for over 30 years.
The regional finals will be announced soon and are likely to take place in late March/early April.
The regional winner will compete in Wellington on Friday 8 May. Travel expenses to Wellington will be met. Additional guests such as parents must be self-funded.
Students must speak for 6-8 minutes and must make a particular reference to the aims, work and aspirations of the United Nations.
We invite your school to register contestant/s online via:
An early registration is preferred.
Calling all secondary school language teachers to participate in a short survey! Complete in only 20 minutes!
The survey seeks to understand your perceptions of increased ‘diversity’ in NZ language classes. Your responses will help to identify the needs of language learners and enhance overall language learning and teaching experiences.
The survey can be accessed through the following link:
Thank you and please feel free to forward the survey to other language teachers!
100 year celebrations for Whakatāne High School are coming to Whakatāne over the Easter Weekend, on 10–11 April.
Mix and mingle on Friday 10 April, Good Friday
Saturday, official pōwhiri, chance to reminisce about the ‘good ol’ days’ while enjoying activities such as decade photos, school tours and a hāngī. The Saturday night is the glitz and glamour event with a centenary dinner and dance.
Registrations for this important event open today and limited tickets are available for some activities.
Information can be found as a link on www.whakatanehigh.school.nz or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates: 9–17 May, 2020
Youth Week 2020 has many opportunities for students and schools to be involved!
This year we have a poster competition (can be a Level 2 VISUAL ART (ART223) 2.3 Design Assessment Activity), funding for Youth Week events (up to $1000) and giveaways!
Please get in touch for more details; email email@example.com; website www.youthweek.org.nz.