Post by Kiwi Frontline on Aug 19, 2018 17:29:40 GMT 12
KUPE SCHOLARSHIPS ENCOURAGE MĀORI AND PACIFIC STUDENTS INTO TEACHING
Thirty highly-accomplished Māori and Pasifika student teachers have been awarded prestigious Kupe Scholarships.
The Scholarships aim to attract Māori and Pasifika high achievers to the teaching profession and support them to become inspiring teachers and role models in early childhood, primary and secondary education.
“It’s fantastic to see the Kupe Scholarship being utilised to encourage Māori and Pacific peoples into a teaching career,” said Davis.
“These scholarships reflect the Government’s commitment to raising the quality of education and education outcomes for Māori and Pacific students.
Kupe scholarship recipients will have their course fees paid; receive a $15,000 study allowance, professional mentoring and assistance with finding a job. Each scholarship is worth over $25,000.....