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Alan Duff: Locals make me glad to be a Kiwi
Alan Duff: Locals make me glad to be a Kiwi

Mick Jagger strolls into a pub in Russell and the patrons, though shocked, leave him alone. Wonder if they'd be the same…

Peter O'Connor: Lessons to be learnt on education overhaul

The single most reliable indicator of future academic success is the number of books you have in your home when you grow…

Teacher under fire for negative remarks

A private boarding school's head of chemistry who wrote "disparaging" comments on student testimonials has been reinstated…

Parents appalled as Santa debunked

A primary school relief teacher is on the naughty list with parents this Christmas after apparently casting doubt about…

Video

Raw: Driver rams pedestrians on France streets video Raw: Driver rams pedestrians on France streets

13 pedestrians were ran down by a rampaging driver…

Kiwi story of Christmas video Kiwi story of Christmas

We enjoyed this video so much previous years that…

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Uni funds name changes
Uni funds name changes

The country's largest university is bankrolling the official name change of transgender students to avoid them being accidentally…

Dita De Boni: Our teachers really do know best
Dita De Boni: Our teachers really do know best

The Government would have us believe school teachers are just a pack of whiners, writes Dita De Boni. It is exhausting…

Schooling boys to be men
Schooling boys to be men

Teaching can be a hard job where you're left "wondering how you've ever controlled a class", says Brian Stephenson, St Paul's…

Principal supports naming disgraced teacher
Principal supports naming disgraced teacher

Ashburton College’s principal has welcomed the decision to deny name suppression for a former teacher who committed serious…

Education

NZ 'well placed' to increase clean energy use
NZ 'well placed' to increase clean energy use

Nobel Laureate and former United States Energy Secretary Steven Chu says New Zealand has an opportunity…

Ex-principal canes slack teachers

Some teachers need to get over their victim mentality and recognise the benefit of cutting their holiday time, a leading…

Duffy brings magic to many young lives

With so many gadgets and gizmos available these days, seeing a child getting excited over a book can be pretty extraordinary…

Books project changes lives 20 years on

Like other students at Koru School in Mangere, Tyler Adams has his own burgeoning library at home.

Schoolboy rugby: Drug fears
Schoolboy rugby: Drug fears

There are growing concerns schoolboy rugby is a fertile environment for drug taking to become rife.

Schools set to chop back zones

Scores of pupils will be frozen out of some of Auckland's top primary schools after a zone revamp.

Higher fees lead to bigger student loans

Students are borrowing more than ever as tertiary fees rise - and those who head overseas after study are likely to take…

Editorial: Competition way to reduce inequality

The OECD, often described as a club of rich countries, has produced a report supporting a view that a widening gap between…

Abuse claims: Retired teacher defended

The partner of a retired teacher at the centre of child abuse allegations at a Tasmanian school in the 1960s has defended…

Aussie teacher accused of abuse living in NZ for 40 years
Aussie teacher accused of abuse living in NZ for 40 years

A former teacher living in New Zealand has denied a child abuse claim made at an Australian inquiry.

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Primary Education

Sam Judd: Responsible giving
Sam Judd: Responsible giving

Here we go again. Carols blaring through the radio, loads of useless plastic junk being bought, wrapped and discarded…

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