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School heads nervous over safety
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

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

Crimson Consulting flush with funds

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

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Phil Taylor: Teaching Veitch how to throw a dart video Phil Taylor: Teaching Veitch how to throw a dart

Tony Veitch met all time Darts Great Phil Taylor…

Trump: 'I don't wear a toupee, I swear' video Trump: 'I don't wear a toupee, I swear'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says…

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Exclusive: School sites being sold
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
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
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 qualifications…

Education

Google job a win for the girls
Google job a win for the girls

Jojo Stewart has managed to edge out the boys in the male-dominated field of computer science.

Christopher Niesche: Plague of short-term thinking

Christopher Niesche writes: The jobs and education portal is a mature business in Australia so it has to look for growth…

300 applications for 20 positions

A controversial on-the-job teacher training programme has become so popular it is receiving 15 applicants for each available…

Teachers exposed in data leak

Teachers and principals have seemingly been exposed in the Ashley Madison hacking scandal.

A trinity of bids for Destiny Church
A trinity of bids for Destiny Church

Destiny Church will make a controversial fresh bid to open a charter school.

School cash flows to owners' pockets

Some of the country's flagship charter schools are paying their owners hundreds of thousands in governance fees to help…

Uni staff meetings with plenty of spin

Back-to-back meetings throughout the week can often mean no time to exercise for those in the corporate world.

There is no doubt driving is a skill but is it a subject?

If driving becomes part of NCEA what is it that you're not taking if you're taking driving and is it really the schools…

Smalley: What's in a 'good childhood report'?

"I wonder whether we are demanding too much from our children, too young," says Smalley.

Dramatic learning aid leading the way
Dramatic learning aid leading the way

An innovative scheme is helping kids in low decile schools get up to speed.

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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…

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National

Hastings named most beautiful city
Hastings named most beautiful city

The city can now boast best toilet, best environmental initiative, and of course the most beautiful city in New Zealand.

One killed in quad bike accident
Unable to walk after accident
Woman attacked by intruder in her home
Fire destroys Auckland laundromat
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