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Union calls for early ed inquiry
Union calls for early ed inquiry

A teachers' union called for an inquiry into the quality of early childhood education in the wake of a series of Herald…

Singing star Lizzie Marvelly to graduate this week

Singer-songwriter Lizzie Marvelly is singing at Massey University’s graduation ceremonies on Auckland’s North Shore today…

Daycares: Profit before care

Educators fear profits are coming before kids as the number of commercial operators entering the early childhood market…

How are your kids cared for?

A Herald investigation reveals: Children in early childhood education may have been placed at risk of developmental damage…

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Boy stuck inside arcade toy machine video Boy stuck inside arcade toy machine

Determined Henry, four, refused to give up after the…

NSW storm: Dramatic video of house floating down street video NSW storm: Dramatic video of house floating down street

Three people have died in the storms that have lashed…

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Is NZ childcare up to scratch?
Is NZ childcare up to scratch?

A Herald investigation has found there were 150 services reviewed by the ERO in 2014 alone that required "further development"…

Auckland Museum seizes imagination
Auckland Museum seizes imagination

Urbanlife participants go behind-the-scenes and gain practical training and work experience through a series of back-of-house…

Business boot camp inspires new generation
Business boot camp inspires new generation

A group of 70 aspiring future business leaders have spent the week touring businesses across Auckland as part of Massey…

Barred for being too ginger
Barred for being too ginger

A naturally redheaded school pupil has been barred from classes in the north of England for being too ginger.

Education

Act Party hopeful over charter schools
Act Party hopeful over charter schools

More charter schools will be opened next year if Act Party leader David Seymour's "quiet confidence"…

Youngsters' chance to learn coding

The recently dubbed high-tech capital of New Zealand, Wellington, is hosting free coding courses at libraries around the…

Pair to speed up scientific publishing

Frustrated by the glacial pace of academic research, Daniel Johnston and Andrew Preston decided to propel scientific publishing…

Schools get $244m boost

A $244 million package to build seven new schools and expand four existing ones is a "disappointing" Budget announcement…

How to teach kids conversation skills
How to teach kids conversation skills

How to have a meaningful, impactful conversation is so necessary for any social setting. While those…

Matt Heath: School good storage for kids

Primary schools are massive child storage lockers. They keep your kids housed, happy and out of harm's way all day so you…

Med students study hard - at the movies

Slouching on the sofa watching movies often isn't the best way to get study done, but for medical students, a trip to the…

Massey's $130m innovation hub

Massey University is planning to spend more than $130 million in the next year to double the student capacity of its Albany…

Poorer schools defend UE lull

Principals at poorer schools have defended the huge drop-off in the number of students gaining UE, rejecting accusations…

Dedication drives up achievement
Dedication drives up achievement

Students at a Bay of Plenty high school were so determined to pass NCEA they stayed after hours, and…

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Primary Education

School snubbed because it's 'brown'

A high-performing, predominantly Maori and Pasifika school says it is being snubbed by locals because of its low decile…

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