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Te Kura offers free Māori Language courses

9 September 2019

As popularity for learning the Māori language continues to grow, the country’s largest school, is offering free te reo Māori courses.

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Sleepy students seek recordings of Geometric Reasonings

5 September 2019

Who would have thought that recordings of Geometric Reasonings could prove so popular?.

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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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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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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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Learning te reo Māori online with Te Kura

4 February 2019

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) offers online te reo Māori courses to all New Zealanders, living in New Zealand and enrolled under government funded gateways, free of charge.

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Disappointed with NCEA results? Try Summer School

15 January 2019

NCEA results can be cause for celebration – or disappointment. Te Kura’s Summer School offers hope to students who may have found themselves a few credits short.

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