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Johnathan's a whiz at 11 years old
Johnathan's a whiz at 11 years old

When it comes to maths, 11-year-old Johnathan Leung is right up there with students gaining university entrance.

School's managers in firing line

A charter school under threat of closure has indicated the school leaders may be sacked after public warnings from the education…

Axe hangs over Northland charter school

A troubled charter school is under pressure to sack its leadership team or face closure.

Kiwi teachers upload confidence

The average Kiwi teacher is a woman in her early fifties and she's facing a generation of kids who have grown up with Wi-Fi…

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Raw: Car fire in Westfield mall video Raw: Car fire in Westfield mall

The car fire in the underground car park of Westfield…

WeatherWatch: (FEB 27) Cricket, Summer & Autumn video WeatherWatch: (FEB 27) Cricket, Summer & Autumn

It’s a very busy weekend this weekend – not only are…

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Formal warning for charter school
Formal warning for charter school

Education Minister Hekia Parata has issued a formal warning to the troubled charter school in Whangaruru which now has a…

'Hot-headed' students gang up on police
'Hot-headed' students gang up on police

Management at Te Awamutu College will complete an internal investigation before deciding the fate of four students who got…

Controversial sex-ed course?
Controversial sex-ed course?

An Australian sexologist will pitch her explicit sex education course - which features topics such as pornography, consent…

Charter school facing closure as roll falls
Charter school facing closure as roll falls

A troubled charter school in Northland has just 37 students and legal advice on its possible closure has been provided to…

Education

US uni apologises to hopefuls after email botch up
US uni apologises to hopefuls after email botch up

A major US university is apologising to 800 applicants after it erroneously sent them emails offering…

Q+A: Auckland's new Centre of Research Excellence

Te Punaha Matatini, one of New Zealand's newest Centres of Research Excellence, or CoREs, opened today at the University…

Novopay and charter schools raised at select committee

Ongoing problems with Novopay and why a struggling charter school has not been shut down have been raised with the Ministry…

College Sport: Seeing big picture on sport and education

The second of a two-part interview with new College Sport chief executive Dave Currie.

Top teacher's amazing dance results
Top teacher's amazing dance results

The high school teacher producing the country's top dance scholars says the secret is treating the teenagers…

Activist Robin Duff dies

Education and gay rights activist Robin Duff has died this morning.

Dunedin street 'like the Third World'

''I try to pick up the broken glass every Sunday morning, but it was just too bad.'' 1000 revellers helped plaster a Dunedin…

'We may never find out why she died'

The twin sisters of Cromwell teen Rachel Clark have had genetic tests after the head girl's sudden death.

Is this NZ's priciest sport shirt?

Furious parents in an upmarket city suburb are digging deep for what could be the country's most expensive school PE tops…

Shades are cool for school
Shades are cool for school

Sunglasses are on the uniform list at an Auckland primary school - but not for cosmetic reasons. The…

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Book cuts will hit hard, says Labour
Book cuts will hit hard, says Labour

The scrapping of nearly one million book loans to schools each year will let down students who are not prepared for digital…

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