Education

RSS
The children who aren't allowed to fail
The children who aren't allowed to fail

As the scramble for nursery places in the sees British parents applying from the maternity ward, Tanith Carey considers…

Gender-neutral school uniforms?

Schools have been asked to consider offering gender-neutral uniforms as part of new sexuality education guidelines aimed…

Should schools have gender neutral uniforms?

Schools have been asked to consider offering gender-neutral uniforms as part of new sexuality education guidelines aimed…

Sex ed classes add consent, coercion

The ministry released updated guidelines on sexuality education today, for the first time focusing on decision-making around…

Video

WeatherWatch: (May 29) Queen's Birthday weekend forecast video WeatherWatch: (May 29) Queen's Birthday weekend forecast

Our last long weekend until late October is upon us…

Raw: Google unveils Android's latest tech tricks video Raw: Google unveils Android's latest tech tricks

Google's next version of its Android operating system…

More Video
Dancing robot 'a breakthrough' - MOTAT
Dancing robot 'a breakthrough' - MOTAT

A robot that gives high-fives and dances while playing music is not just a toy, it is a marvel of engineering, says a museum…

Teacher found guilty of indecent act
Teacher found guilty of indecent act

A former teacher from a leading Auckland school has been found guilty of an indecent act, namely masturbating in a classroom…

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move
'Smart' drugs not such a clever move

University of Otago PhD researcher Hazem Zohny has warned about myths and "hype" involving so-called "smart" drugs.

Dedicated to kids on and off field
Dedicated to kids on and off field

One-hundred and sixty-five students; 165 nicknames - Alec Campbell, Maniototo Area School's Deputy Principal, remembers…

Education

Driver investigated after 'psycho joyride'
Driver investigated after 'psycho joyride'

Police and the Ministry of Education are investigating a bus driver who allegedly took up to 60 school…

Evolve posts smaller loss than forecast

Evolve Education Group reported a net loss of $8.1 million, or 12.9 cents per share, in the period May 20.

Glenn gives uni $5m boost

Sir Owen Glenn has called on the Government to change the way philanthropic donations are taxed to encourage more people…

Owen Glenn and Greg Whittred: Raising new breed of superstars

The University of Auckland is about to take a plunge into uncharted waters: A series of never-before-seen initiatives aimed…

Now you are five - stay home
Now you are five - stay home

Primary schools are looking to adopt new policies that will see children begin at preset dates throughout…

Student union critical of uni fee 'tinkering'

A reduction in the fee increases tertiary institutions can charge is likely to save the average student $60 a year, but…

Autism NZ says funds badly needed

Autism New Zealand has welcomed a funding boost to assist children with special needs at school, but says there will still…

Reining in of university fees 'paltry'

University fee hikes are to be reined in by the Government - but a student union has dismissed any savings as paltry.

Religion in schools: Like David vs Goliath

The lawyer for a man trying to remove religious instruction from schools has used the analogy of David and Goliath.

Should Bible studies be taught at school?
Should Bible studies be taught at school?

The provider of Bible studies will argue in court today for the right to be heard in a legal battle…

Education Archives

Primary Education

Parents, place trust in ECE
Parents, place trust in ECE

There has been a lot of debate about how good New Zealand's early childhood education is in these pages this week. That's…

More Primary Education

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 29 May 2015 20:51:21 Processing Time: 23ms