Nikki Kaye stories
Education Minister announces funding to draw STEM teachers
"This Government is continuing to invest heavily in our children’s futures and we have proven our commitment to transforming the education system."
Wellington school set to receive cool million dollar investment
“As well as new classrooms to meet roll growth, we’re also investing in redevelopments to modernise schools."
South Island youth set to benefit from $100k investment
The Government and Ngai Tahu Funds will each invest $50,000 to support a range of programmes, including skills development in STEM subjects.
$8 million put aside for Newmarket School
“This redevelopment is about the Government getting ahead of the game in an area, and modernising facilities to provide innovative learning."
Nikki Kaye speaks: Progressing 21st Century school infrastructure
"I thought it may be useful to give you an update on where we are at with the wider education portfolio, including digital infrastructure."
More government investment in Auckland schools
“These investments are testament to the Govt’s commitment to get ahead of demand, upgrade facilities and grow school capacity in our largest city."
Another multi-million upgrade for Auckland school
“This project is further proof that the Government is committed to modernising school property and getting ahead of Auckland’s population growth."
$4.2m upgrade for Papatoetoe Central School
"The learning spaces will also feature the latest IT infrastructure to support digital learning."
Christchurch schooling network set to be most modern
The Ministry of Education has announced the official opening of the 416.8 million West Rolleston Primary School.
Half a million dollars for more schools to get wireless technology
The Government has announced funding of $500,000 that will see over 40 more schools across the country receive wireless technology.
Government completes school network upgrade project
"These initiatives mean schools have state-of-the-art infrastructure so they can make full use of ultrafast broadband in the classroom."
Government helping NZ schools harness digital tech
To participate successfully in the future, young people today need to be learning a range of 21st Century digital skills.
2000th school to connect to government's managed network
“Fast connections and uncapped data are like heat and water. Every student should have as much as they need to achieve their best."
Tech boot camps grow young entrepreneurs
Young technology entrepreneurs in the Waikato region will benefit from $60,000 of funding for Online Education Limited.
Big investment in tech and infrastructure in store for 2015
The Government will invest $650 million in maintaining, modernising and replacing buildings and infrastructure, with $44m to be spent on technology in schools.
$5.4 million planned for SNUP wireless 'retrofitting'
New upgrade will run alongside the $700 million SNUP for infrastructure and fast connections for schools.
1000th school to get government's fast internet
Network for Learning is connecting the 1000th school to its government-funded Managed Network today
Intermediate’s new block embraces technology
"This impressive new space boasts modern learning spaces for students and staff, providing a fresh approach to learning and teaching."
Ahead of schedule N4L connects 700th Kiwi school...
"The 700th connection was the target for the end of the first year so it is great news that this milestone has been reached so early."
Trainee teachers to gain entry to Pond
Network for Learning’s Pond can now be accessed by Initial Teacher Educators (ITEs), and will be available to teacher trainees from 2015.
Govt: Labour hasn’t done their homework in education
Labour needs to do some research and catch up with what’s happening in the education sector, says Nikki Kaye, Associate Education Minister.
Govt ramps up ICT support for NZ schools
"The Government is committed to supporting schools to use technology effectively and ensuring young New Zealanders are well equipped to succeed in today’s global economy and society."
Funding builds digital access in Christchurch
"Providing greater access to personal devices along with home connectivity improves student engagement and achievement when combined with quality teaching and leadership in schools," Nikki Kaye, Associate Education Minister, says.
Education report provides powerful vision for the future says Kaye
A report has been released that shows what is ahead for education and the use of technology to create connected communities.