Keeping a finger on the pulse of the goings on in education across Hawke’s Bay. From the pre-school years through primary and secondary and into the post school training and tertiary education, BayBuzz stays up-to-date with teachers, academics, local and central government, experts on the topic of education.

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Evolving EIT

Education Online

The future of Hawke’s Bay hinges on how well we educate our people.  I am talking to Brenda Chapman, marketing director at EIT about how education has changed in her time in Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti and the huge changes…

Matthew Miller01 February 2020

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As I write this article the horrific events that took place in Christchurch are still fresh in my mind. I speculate about the antidote to such ignorance, prejudice and fear. The answer is of course education and positive interpersonal relationships,…

Geraldine Travers01 June 2019

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Brain drain or Brain exchange?

Social Education Voices

I approached my allotted booth and mustered a face of feigned enthusiasm. The place was riddled with busloads of what appeared to be typical gen Y’s; endlessly seeking excitement in their smartphones as they shuffled by. They might be worth engaging…

Paul Paynter08 April 2015

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Bureaucracy thwarts education


Retirement gives one a wonderful opportunity to reflect on where one has come from and to use one’s experience to discuss, ponder and predict where education may be heading in the future. My children experienced a fabulous education in the…

Malcolm Dixon08 April 2015

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An education pathway that works


Now his son is one of the shining stars of the Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti Schools’ Trades Academy @ EIT. This man has no difficulty getting his boy to school on a Friday, the day when 400 students from across…

Claire Hague08 December 2014

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