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Students' photos sent to paedophile
Students' photos sent to paedophile

A relief teacher sent photos of primary school pupils to a man he knew was seeking medical help for his sexual attraction…

Schools tackle zone cheats

Students are being kicked out of some of Auckland's most sought-after schools after officials ruled they were not genuinely…

School scammers drop bid

A former principal and her husband who scammed $30,000 from a decile one school have abandoned their appeal after a judge…

Star coach promises fight

Former All Whites coach Kevin Fallon says legal action is likely over his sacking from Mt Albert Grammar after 18 years…

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Police chase in Tauranga video Police chase in Tauranga

A police operation is underway in Tauranga, with reports…

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New Advisor sees room for improvement
New Advisor sees room for improvement

Helping close achievement gaps in our classrooms will be a priority for a leading academic appointed to a major new science…

Editorial: Targets achieved - mostly
Editorial: Targets achieved - mostly

Politicians hate targets. The risk associated with them is all too apparent.

Matt Heath: Hard lessons learned from schoolyard fights
Matt Heath: Hard lessons learned from schoolyard fights

My son turned 5 and started school last week. It was an emotional time for me. He is so small and his uniform so large…

John Roughan: Principles lost in a grammar zone
John Roughan: Principles lost in a grammar zone

What goes through the minds of educational professionals when they see the lengths that property owners will go to remain…

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Teacher's depravity lost in system
Teacher's depravity lost in system

Failure to pass on information at school’s management level was critical to the overlooking of allegations…

After-school jobs harmless - study

School students can forget trying to wriggle out of a part-time job - new research says it isn't all that bad.

Ticks, crosses for school pass rates

The number of young school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading and writing has fallen in many…

Fall in reading standards in many regions

The number of young school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading has fallen or flat-lined in…

Kindies beat Greens on free for 2-Y-Os
Kindies beat Greens on free for 2-Y-Os

The Greens have unveiled a policy to extend 20 hours a week of free early childhood education to 2-year-olds…

College backs down on zoning plan

Hostile feedback from residents in some of the country’s most expensive real estate has caused an emerging school to back…

Poll backs plan for better teachers

New Zealanders would rather money was spent on improving teaching standards than on reducing class sizes, a Herald-DigiPoll…

Peter Calder: Half an hour a week of te reo is a gift no one should refuse

Imagine your local school was offering a programme that increased children's understanding of language and their ability…

Few non-Maori pick language for study at secondary school

Only 4 per cent of non-Maori secondary school students are learning te reo Maori, the latest figures show.

Opening pupils' minds to the world
Opening pupils' minds to the world

How open Kiwi students are to international cultures and opportunities could be measured as an important…

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Act releases party list
Act releases party list

Rodney Local Board member Beth Houlbrooke has leapfrogged her way to number four on the Act Party list - though she would…

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