Tune in your taringa around our students next year, for they could be putting their newfound Māori language learning into practice. In a first for New Zealand schools, our cluster will have its own Rumaki Reo facilitator from Term 1, 2019. Former Whangarei Intermediate School Year 8 teacher … [Read more...]
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Earlier this year, New Zealanders were invited to participate in a survey on our education system as part of the Government’s ‘Education Conversation’ work programme. We put a couple of the survey questions to some Year 8 students at Manaia View School, here’s what they said: If you were the … [Read more...]
Northpower Fibre Chief Executive Darren Mason tells us how their ultrafast fibre network helped bring our trust to fruition. We didn’t look for a sponsorship, we built one out of need. It all came about in 2010 when we began rolling out the Northpower fibre network. Whangarei was the very … [Read more...]
How and why did you come to be involved with Taitokerau Education Trust? This year I was appointed as a first time Principal at Whau Valley School, which is one of the schools in the Te Puawai Cluster. I started my teaching career at Whau Valley School 11 years ago as a beginning teacher, and … [Read more...]
The biggest problem mother of six Michelle Toko has is not getting her children to do their homework but limiting the time they spend doing it. “I’m just glad my kids don’t mind sharing,” she says, referring to the two Chromebooks the family owns through Taitokerau Education Trust's lease to buy … [Read more...]