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Parent
Jul 31, 2023

Very frustrating

We have been waiting for a laptop to arrive for 2 weeks now. I have rung numerous times, only to receive the voicemail, leaving untold messages asking for a callback. Still waiting. Very poor delivery and so frustrating for my daughter to be having to do her work on my phone.
Student
Mar 8, 2023

No help

It is a very easy way to do schooling. I find that I’ve done very well getting credits this year as I’ve been able to do work within my own time. I also have some amazing teachers who communicate with me a good amount (It may take awhile to find the right fit but once you find it they are very helpful).

Now the biggest negative…..I feel like Te Kura as an organisation doesn’t care about its students. I entered Te Kura due to mental health issues when I was 11 (5 years ago!!!) and haven’t been offered any sort of support since then. All progress I’ve made with my Mental health has been made by myself, and it’s not like I haven’t tried. Me and my parents have sent countless emails asking about any sort of help I can get but we have NEVER received a response. They basically set you up with a login and forget about you 😂
Student
Feb 15, 2023

Why I like Te Aho O Te Kura Pounamu

I am a student currently studying with Te Kura. Their staff is really friendly and everything is easy to navigate. If you are stuck or don't know how to do something regarding the work or the Te Kura Homepage, you can always email or call your teacher/teachers. They provide all students with an opportunity to take certain courses to achieve their dream job/goals. I have used the opportunities they have given me, and I have accomplishments to prove that they are valuable to the skillset you may need.
Student
Sep 23, 2020

#1 school

An awesome caring school.
I appreciate all the teachers efforts with us students and their kindness and patience, never letting an email go without response and helping us work at our own pace. Never gonna regret switching to Te Aho o Te Kura Ponamu (Te Kura) <3
Student
Sep 2, 2020

Self motivation required

High level of self motivation required. Teachers tend to appreciate academic students. Generally you’ll have to be proactive, ask the teachers for help as opposed to the teacher offering. Online portal is quite clunky.
11 Portland Crescent, 6011, Wellington
Pamela Dawson
04 473 6841

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