MUMA to open high school
|07 Sep 2017 16:30 PM|
ACT leader and Under-Secretary to the Minister of Education David Seymour has announced four new partnership schools.
They include Waatea High School in Manurewa, run by the Manukau Urban Maori Authority, and Turanga Tangata Rite junior high school in Gisborne, sponsored by Te Runanga o Turanganui a Kiwa.
MUMA already runs an early childhood centre and a primary school at Nga Whare Waatea Marae in Mangere.
Vanguard, which runs a military-style academy in Auckland, will open a co-educational military school in Christchurch for year 11-13 students.
City Senior School in central Auckland will also be a co-educational senior secondary school for years 11-13, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the aim that its students becoming innovative and creative global citizens.
The schools, which will open in 2019, join 10 existing Partnership Schools, plus the two set to open next year.
Mr Seymour say partnership schools have been successful in offering educational alternatives to students underserved by the state system.Copyright © 2017, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com