PM’s Education Excellence Awards finalists announced

The finalists in the prestigious Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards have been announced.

They are:

CategoryOrganisation
Excellence in Engaging

Horowhenua College, Levin
John Paul College, Rotorua
Manurewa Intermediate, South Auckland
Papamoa Kindergarten, Bay of Plenty

Excellence in Leading

Manurewa Intermediate, South Auckland
Te Kōhanga Reo ki Rotokawa, Rotorua
Waitakere College, West Auckland
William Colenso College, Napier

Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Halswell School, Christchurch
Invercargill Middle School, Invercargill
Waitakere College, West Auckland
William Colenso College, Napier

Excellence in Governing

Auckland Kindergarten Association
William Colenso College, Napier

Ministry of Education Acting Deputy Secretary for Early Learning and Student Achievement, Karl Le Quesne, says the commitment and dedication the finalists have shown towards their children and young people is to be commended.

“This year’s finalists demonstrated passion and drive to ensure best possible outcomes for all their children and young people. We wish them all the best.”

Now in their fourth year, the Awards celebrate some of the best of teaching in New Zealand. The 14 finalists were selected from more than 140 entries.

Members of the judging panel will now visit the finalists during May and June and the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Auckland at the end of June.

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