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Investigation in to Girls' High dispute
Investigation in to Girls' High dispute

An independent review will be carried out at Rotorua Girls' High School to investigate an incident in which a large group…

More funds for some in rejig

Some Auckland schools will get a boost in funding after being given lower decile ratings - despite booming property prices…

Freebies on offer at new charter schools

Free uniforms and stationery are on offer to those who enrol at a new charter school.

Clyde Young: How to run low-decile schools

The Tomorrow's Schools reforms that came into effect in 1989 were designed to deliver "better educational opportunities"…

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Auckland Zoo help save Urangutan video Auckland Zoo help save Urangutan

Auckland Zoo is well known for it's efforts in the…

Mount Wellington House Fire video Mount Wellington House Fire

Emergency services were called to the house in Malone…

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Anna Collett: Add passionate teachers to equal maths success
Anna Collett: Add passionate teachers to equal maths success

The Herald reported last week that class disruptions and a lack of exposure to algebra and geometry are some of the issues…

Principal subject of council inquiry
Principal subject of council inquiry

A principal who headed a school that lost more than 55 teachers in four years is under investigation by the Teachers Council…

School sex scandal: Male teacher wouldn't be charged either - lawyer
School sex scandal: Male teacher wouldn't be charged either - lawyer

Prominent lawyer says female teacher had done nothing legally wrong, even though her alleged actions amounted to professional…

'Kids need one parent to stay at home'
'Kids need one parent to stay at home'

A retired judge says families need more financial support so that one parent can stay at home for the first three years…

Education

Teacher sex allegations 'not a crime'
Teacher sex allegations 'not a crime'

Police say they are aware of two alleged incidents and have received one complaint involving a female…

Female teacher quits over sex inquiry

A female teacher at a Catholic boys' college has resigned amid allegations she had sex with two students.

Auckland Grammar's $6.4m project

Auckland Grammar School is seeking a further $1.7 million for its new $6.4 million classroom project where construction…

Teacher resigns after allegations

A female teacher has resigned from a Catholic school amid allegations of inappropriate conduct with two students.

Peter Lyons: Vested interests will prevent action on landlords
Peter Lyons: Vested interests will prevent action on landlords

NZ's version of capitalism largely involves borrowing to bid up the prices of our existing houses, particularly…

Directors' networks can harm company performance

Partnered content: New Zealand companies may be affected negatively by the phenomenon of 'directors’ networks', according…

Lack of male teachers 'affecting boys'

Students are now less likely to have a male teacher, with many going through their early education years without ever encountering…

Is screen time good for kids?

It's a question always sparking hot debate in parenting circles: Do you let your babies and toddlers use screens? For years…

State rejects sex ed changes

New guidelines for sex education will be released in a few weeks, but the Govt will shy away from ordering schools to teach…

Herald on Sunday editorial: Give teens stronger lessons on consent
Herald on Sunday editorial: Give teens stronger lessons on consent

Incidents such as the "Roast Busters" case show sex education needs to be more than a component of the…

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Sam Judd: Nature enter me
Sam Judd: Nature enter me

It seems that New Zealanders and foreigners alike consider that we are lucky in this land of ours. People who live in high-rise…

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