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'Rugby-mad' pupils meet Fox
'Rugby-mad' pupils meet Fox

A group of Auckland primary pupils had a kick around with an All Blacks legend at Eden Park yesterday.

Hundertwasser makes an entrance

The roof of a school's library entrance will be only the second public structure designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser…

School looks to gain from new complex

A new $17 million health and fitness centre at private Epsom girls' school St Cuthbert's College opens today.

New poll to gauge student success

New Zealand students' "hope, engagement and wellbeing" is being measured by a company known for running staff engagement…

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On the road with John Key video On the road with John Key

Prime Minister John Key's two-day trip on the National…

Green's finish campaign with a love song for NZ video Green's finish campaign with a love song for NZ

The Green Party closed its 2014 Election campaign…

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Louise McNally: Kids who get into politics now, vote later
Louise McNally: Kids who get into politics now, vote later

According to the University of Victoria, more than half of New Zealanders aged between 18 and 30 did not vote in the last…

Campaign takes leaders to schools
Campaign takes leaders to schools

David Cunliffe faced a lecture theatre full of students at Waikato University and had smoko with workers at a Te Rapa factory…

$10m focus on engineers
$10m focus on engineers

The National Party wants to double the number of people studying engineering at university in a bid to get more graduates…

Grammar crackdown on cleavage
Grammar crackdown on cleavage

Even teachers have to meet the dress standard under the ‘Grammar way’.

Education

School's hair rule may be challenged
School's hair rule may be challenged

A near-unanimous vote has parents at St John's College supporting the school's "new hair rule" following…

Judge rises from humble beginnings to top of nation's legal system

As the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial was training to qualify, she changed her name from Matilda to Thokozile - the…

Fresh directions for NZ's oldest school

A major milestone for the country's oldest school will see some of its famous alumni meet up - and some keen discussion…

Union urges scrutiny of scholarships

A scheme in which millions of taxpayer dollars are spent on sending students to private schools needs to be assessed to…

Pot risk for teens revealed
Pot risk for teens revealed

Teen cannabis smokers are 60 per cent more likely to drop out of high school than their non-smoking…

Parata defends charter schools

Three out of five charter schools are failing to meet minimum enrolment targets, but the Education Minister says there was…

Peter Calder: Clocking in for sense of purpose

Keith Shelley gets to work early. Really early. The gates don't open until 7.30, but he's outside by "six or five past…

Parties lay out vision for higher education

The popularity of courses such as gender studies is a sign that the university needs an overhaul, the Act Party says. The…

Greens promise lift to special ed services

The Green Party would boost special education services in schools by $115 million if in government.

Uni looks to young innovators
Uni looks to young innovators

A multimillion-dollar business growth fund is set to begin investing in ambitious companies through…

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Primary Education

Kids struggling to speak
Kids struggling to speak

Fewer children starting school can speak in sentences, prompting an investigation by education chiefs.

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