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Joyce sells NZ education to South Americans
Joyce sells NZ education to South Americans

Steven Joyce has begun a 10-day visit to South America to try to drum up more interest in New Zealand as a study destination…

Educating our kids: Calls for inquiry

Calls for an inquiry into the quality of early childhood education have been met with support from opposition parties, but…

Early childhood teacher ready to quit

"Some days we are so busy that we can't change nappies for two hours" - what working in an understaffed, poorly-managed…

Union calls for early ed inquiry

A teachers' union called for an inquiry into the quality of early childhood education in the wake of a series of Herald…

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Hemsworth wants Bella and Edward in 'Avengers' video Hemsworth wants Bella and Edward in 'Avengers'

The cast of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' joke about which…

Raw: Five-legged lamb born at farm in Wales video Raw: Five-legged lamb born at farm in Wales

A five-legged lamb was born at a Welsh farm last week…

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Singing star Lizzie Marvelly to graduate this week
Singing star Lizzie Marvelly to graduate this week

Singer-songwriter Lizzie Marvelly is singing at Massey University’s graduation ceremonies on Auckland’s North Shore today…

Daycares: Profit before care
Daycares: Profit before care

Educators fear profits are coming before kids as the number of commercial operators entering the early childhood market…

How are your kids cared for?
How are your kids cared for?

A Herald investigation reveals: Children in early childhood education may have been placed at risk of developmental damage…

Is NZ childcare up to scratch?
Is NZ childcare up to scratch?

A Herald investigation has found there were 150 services reviewed by the ERO in 2014 alone that required "further development"…

Education

Auckland Museum seizes imagination
Auckland Museum seizes imagination

Urbanlife participants go behind-the-scenes and gain practical training and work experience through…

Business boot camp inspires new generation

A group of 70 aspiring future business leaders have spent the week touring businesses across Auckland as part of Massey…

Barred for being too ginger

A naturally redheaded school pupil has been barred from classes in the north of England for being too ginger.

Act Party hopeful over charter schools

More charter schools will be opened next year if Act Party leader David Seymour's "quiet confidence" is warranted.

Youngsters' chance to learn coding
Youngsters' chance to learn coding

The recently dubbed high-tech capital of New Zealand, Wellington, is hosting free coding courses at…

Pair to speed up scientific publishing

Frustrated by the glacial pace of academic research, Daniel Johnston and Andrew Preston decided to propel scientific publishing…

Schools get $244m boost

A $244 million package to build seven new schools and expand four existing ones is a "disappointing" Budget announcement…

How to teach kids conversation skills

How to have a meaningful, impactful conversation is so necessary for any social setting. While those skills don't come naturally…

Matt Heath: School good storage for kids

Primary schools are massive child storage lockers. They keep your kids housed, happy and out of harm's way all day so you…

Med students study hard - at the movies
Med students study hard - at the movies

Slouching on the sofa watching movies often isn't the best way to get study done, but for medical students…

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Primary Education

School snubbed because it's 'brown'

A high-performing, predominantly Maori and Pasifika school says it is being snubbed by locals because of its low decile…

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