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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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Scottish expats remain bystanders vote video Scottish expats remain bystanders vote

As with the independence decision itself, the issue…

 The United Kingdom and its flag video The United Kingdom and its flag

The leaders of the three main British parties on Tuesday…

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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’.

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 the Lucan Battison…

Education

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

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

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

Parata defends charter schools
Parata defends charter schools

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

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

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

Election 2014: Future of charter schools debated
Election 2014: Future of charter schools debated

Another National government may introduce more charter schools to maintain diversity, but Labour says…

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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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