Education

RSS
Ex-principal pleads guilty to sex charges
Ex-principal pleads guilty to sex charges

A former principal of Kaikohe Christian College has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys more than 40 years ago.

Education union seeks action over pay

The country's largest education union says it too will take legal action over gender discrimination in the workforce.

A fundraiser all parents would get behind

A school in the US sent home an "Alternative Fundraiser" notification, where, in lieu of traditional fundraising, parents…

Labour MP rebels on charter school

Labour's associate education spokesman attended a charter school fundraiser - despite his party being bitterly opposed to…

Video

WeatherWatch: (Aug 31) Rough weather coming video WeatherWatch: (Aug 31) Rough weather coming

The spring pattern continues to emerge and this week…

All Blacks: 'Bring the Cup home' video All Blacks: 'Bring the Cup home'

All Blacks Head coach Steve Hansen says "We can't…

More Video
Grammar zone squeeze
Grammar zone squeeze

Auckland's two most exclusive state schools have looming roll dilemmas due to a property boom predicted to surge student…

Lecturer juggles work and passion
Lecturer juggles work and passion

A lecturer who's a self-confessed circus aficionado has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to keeping students…

School hires guards to deter riff-raff
School hires guards to deter riff-raff

An Auckland school has hired two security guards to ward off undesirables during school hours.

'Earthquake baby' heads to school
'Earthquake baby' heads to school

Dianthe Barnard was born as the earth rolled and shook on 4 Sept 2010, but the girl's first day of school is less likely…

Education

'LOL generation' most annoyed by bad grammar
'LOL generation' most annoyed by bad grammar

It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a…

Diana Clement: Rich learning starts at school

If you think education is "going to the dogs" then you really ought to get down to a local school and take a look at how…

School heads nervous over safety

Contentious health and safety changes have passed - and school principals remain worried they could face "draconian" punishment…

Watch: Schoolboy's original waiata

A schoolboy who wrote and performed his own song has won the Supreme Award in a school competition honouring the 28th Māori…

Filmmakers defend same-sex doco
Filmmakers defend same-sex doco

The Australian filmmakers of Gayby Baby have defended their documentary about children from same-sex…

Crimson Consulting flush with funds

Education consultancy founded by two New Zealand entrepreneurs raises more than $7m after reporting 300% increase in revenue…

Exclusive: School sites being sold

Sites earmarked for Auckland schools have been sold off for almost $20 million in the past two years, with much of the land…

Counting the cost of going back to work

When nurse Sara Jones' paid parental leave ends eight weeks from now, she and husband Gareth face a serious dilemma.

Teacher offered sexual rewards

A teacher who had sex with a student on a number of occasions has admitted her actions were "totally unprofessional".

Teachers' union accuses government of encouraging 'credit farming' at high schools
Teachers' union accuses government of encouraging 'credit farming' at high schools

The secondary teachers' union is calling on government to abolish achievement targets and ban international…

Education Archives

Primary Education

Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers
Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers

Lack of support for special- and high-needs pupils was cited as the single biggest concern of 35 per cent of 104 principals…

More Primary Education

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 31 Aug 2015 16:43:05 Processing Time: 1095ms