$456.5m investment in school property

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Nikki Kaye | Budget 2017

School capacity across New Zealand will increase significantly as a result of $392.4 million of capital funding and $64.1 million of operating funding over four years, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe say.
“This will provide six new schools, two school expansions, the relocation of two special education schools, 11 new special education satellite units and around 305 new classrooms nationwide,” Ms Kaye says.

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Extra help for children with additional learning needs

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Nikki Kaye | Budget 2017

Budget 2017 provides $63.3 million of operating funding over the next four years to support students with additional learning needs, including more teacher aide hours and a new programme for parents and teachers of young children with autism, Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.
“This Government is committed to ensuring that every child gets the support they need to be successful in life,” Ms Kaye says.

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$1.5b boost for schools and early education

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Nikki Kaye | Budget 2017

Budget 2017 has delivered the largest injection of new money into education since the Government took office in 2008, with an additional $1.1 billion of new operating funding over the next four years, plus an additional $392.4 million of capital funding, Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.
“This is a significant investment in our children and in New Zealand’s future, designed to keep improving achievement and deliver the best results for our children,” Ms Kaye says.

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Pre-Budget speech on new measures to increase the number and quality of our teachers

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Nikki Kaye | Budget 2017

Delivered to executive members of the Auckland Secondary Principals Association and Auckland Primary Principals Association – not delivered word for word

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to meet with me. It has been a busy first three weeks, but getting out to schools and eaerly childhood centres and meeting principals and leaders like yourselves is so important to me.

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Budget 2017: $68.8m support for vulnerable children

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Anne Tolley | Budget 2017

Budget 2017 invests an extra $68.8 million over four years to support vulnerable children and their families, say Minister for Children Anne Tolley and Education Minister Nikki Kaye.
This is part of the Government’s $321 million Social Investment Package announced by Prime Minister Bill English today.
The package includes:

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