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New Chair appointed to Te Kura Board of Trustees

16 August 2019

Outgoing Board of Trustees Chair at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, Dame Karen Sewell, says her replacement will bring a wide range of experience and skills to the role. Barbara Ala’alatoa, the principal of Sylvia Park Primary School in Auckland, will take over as board Chair at the country’s largest school, Te Kura, next month.

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Get involved with KiwiSport 2019

9 August 2019

Secondary students enrolled full-time at Te Kura are eligible to enter KiwiSport events. Te Kura will pay any entry fees for eligible students, so please contact your regional KiwiSport Coordinator if there is an event you would like to participate in.

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NCEA registrations for 2019

30 July 2019

NCEA students who intend to sit end of year exams and/or submit an externally assessed portfolio must register through our 2019 NCEA registration facility: www. tekura. school. nz/ncea-registration.

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Notice for NCEA students - DCAT and MCAT registrations

19 July 2019

If you’re enrolled in Level 1 Digital Technologies (DT1000) and/or Level 1 Maths (MX1000) and plan to sit the externally assessed DCAT and/or MCAT, please remember the final date to submit your NCEA registration is Friday, 26 July 2019.

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Te Kura learning programme helping most vulnerable

17 July 2019

A new way of teaching is benefitting the country’s most vulnerable young people, a gathering of education leaders meeting in Dunedin has been told.

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Opotiki teenager gets bird’s eye view of Parliament as Youth MP

17 July 2019

Tame Cole (T. C. ) Koroheke Satele was an introverted young person before he began studying with Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura).

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Most vulnerable children to benefit from Budget funding for Te Kura

17 June 2019

Some of the country’s most vulnerable children and young people will benefit from a Budget injection into a new way of teaching that has been introduced at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (formerly known as the Correspondence School), Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin announced today.

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Te Kura provides a boost for Sāmoan language

27 May 2019

The third most spoken language in New Zealand is about to get a boost. Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) is now offering a Sāmoan language course at NCEA Level 1.

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NCEA changes

22 May 2019

The Minister of Education announced changes to NCEA on 13 May 2019.

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Aroha, support & tips for when you’re not feeling ok

21 March 2019

Disasters and big shocks, like the event in Christchurch Ōtautahi, take a toll on all of us and coping is not always easy. Here are some available support services and links to further information.

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