Articles Categorized: Education

Young printmakers learn new skills

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TE KOPUTU hosted the first of two consecutive weekends of printmaking workshops last weekend. Whakatane artist and printmaker Sue Pearson delivered a collograph workshop on…

Debaters competitive

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WHAKATANE High School’s senior debating team of Katie Reid, Robbie Blackmore, Ethan Baldey and Shanelle Ward took part in the Russell McVeagh Regional Debating Competition…

Redevelopment meeting

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EDGECUMBE College’s plans for a $9 million building redevelopment project will be available for the community to see next week. The school’s building project team…

Programme puts young leaders on right path

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FOUR Eastern Bay teenagers are well poised to take on future leadership positions, thanks to the Bay of Plenty Education Trust’s Future Leadership programme. Seventeen…

Teachers learn digital skills

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TE Aka Toitu schools were out on Monday as staff participated in a Google professional development day to enhance their digital fluency. The seven schools…

Students prepare to launch businesses

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MORE than 30 students from Whakatane High School attended The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Enterprise Day (E-Day) in Ohope recently, where they were…

Kura is moving

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COASTLANDS will become the new home of Taiwhakaea’s small Maori immersion school – although it may only be temporary. After 15 years at Taiwhakaea, Te…

Boss of her own time now

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Were it not for Carol Magee, Murupara would not have a kindergarten. The head teacher at Karamuramu Kindergarten is retiring after more than 40 years…