Government plans to scrap donations for students from decile 1-7 schools after announcing a $265.6million injection into education from this year’s Wellbeing budget. According to the Budget, schools are expected to receive $150 per student from 2020. Karl Vasau, Principal for Rowandale School in Manurewa is welcoming the money he says will directly benefit Pacific […]
Pasifika teachers, students and other supporters were out in force this week taking part in the mega-strike at Aotea Square. #Pacific #Teachers #StrikeAction #Education
It's Samoan language week and this year's theme is "lalaga le si'osi'omaga mo se lumana'i manuia"...which means "weave an environment for a better future"'. One woman doing that Nafanuatele Lafitaga Mafaufau who started up her own Samoan classes this year to provide a supportive environment for New Zealanders to learn the language. Toni Talamaivao has this story.
Known as the 'Samoan Scientist', Amy Miller has just returned to New Zealand after two years working as a plant and post-harvest scientist in Samoa. Now she's inspiring the next generation to enter a career in science.
Pacific kids are learning how to create their own video game through a free holiday programme in South Auckland.
The Oceania Career Academy is a training school focused on equipping our youth with a trade qualification. Based in Māngere, the school is a subsidiary of The Fono health clinic, and delivers NZQA-level vocational training. As John Pulu found out, it prepares young people for more than just the work force.
Trades students from all over Auckland got together this week for the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Whanaungatanga Day.
Tradies vs professionals – which would you rather be? Business director Jerome Mika, youth worker and former scaffolder Matalena O’Mara and engineering CEO Saia Latu have their say in this week's panel.
Ministry for Pacific Peoples Pacific Service Excellence Award winner the Ministry of Education Dual Language Resources Team. Accepting the award on the team's behalf is Ministry of Education Deputy Secretary Ellen MacGregor-Reid with teacher Julie Faiva. #SunPixAwards
Procare Top Year 5 Pacific Medical Student Award winner Logan Poloai's speech. #SunPixAwards
Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand’s largest tertiary educator of Pasifika students, has launched its plan to lift Pasifika success over the next five years.
Help is available for Pacific and Māori keen to get into the booming trades industry, thanks to 650 scholarships available through Māori and Pasifika Trades Training next year.