Education

Learning & teaching for all

Every year income from our community-owned property assets is used to support educational, cultural and community activities in Masterton.  Our original purpose of making education in Masterton extraordinary still holds true today.

We work closely with all levels of the education sector - early childhood, primary/intermediate, secondary and tertiary - to support new teaching and learning opportunities that are open and accessible to all.   

Our vision is to strengthen partnerships with other organisations to support education, well-being and economic development in Masterton and the wider Wairarapa region.

We recently announced a new approach to education funding which focuses a higher level of funding on a single area where the Trust and education community considers it can have the greatest impact on addressing a specific problem or need.  A total of $600,000 over a three year period 2020-2022 has been committed to support the local Kahui Ako with a significant project to improve the hauora and wellbeing of local young people.  

In addition to the significant project funding, MTLT will continue to provide the annual roll based grant and funding will be available to support other educational initiatives and activities.

Curriculum extension courses for secondary students have once again been funded by our education grants programme in 2018. The student curriculum extension, enrichment and development (SCEED) programme provides special courses in forensic science, debating, dance, art, creative writing, e-...Read more