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Housing shortage a windfall for schools
Housing shortage a windfall for schools

Principals say it's "party time" in many Auckland schools because the city's housing shortage has bumped about half the…

Barlow backs childcare growth

Norah Barlow reckons early childhood education has the potential to become just as big a sharemarket success as the aged-care…

Why Harvard deserves Ballmer's millions

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's tens of millions donation to Harvard University has sparked grass-roots grumbling.

High schools eye agribusiness to bolster industry

New Zealand secondary schools are trialling an agribusiness programme which aims to feed more students into tertiary study…

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Key: I 'absolutely' did not lie video Key: I 'absolutely' did not lie

Prime Minister John Key says he has "absolutely not"…

Albany stabbing: One dead, two injured video Albany stabbing: One dead, two injured

A man wanted for a triple stabbing on Auckland's North…

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New school decile ratings released
New school decile ratings released

New decile ratings for more than 2400 schools across the country have been released by the Ministry of Education today…

Big boost in teaching kids to read
Big boost in teaching kids to read

Reading big books to schoolchildren while also sounding out words in the story has been labelled a "breakthrough" to improving…

Kiwis live the American dream
Kiwis live the American dream

Hundreds of tertiary students and graduates are taking advantage of an exchange programme visa encouraging New Zealanders…

Principal struck off over relationship
Principal struck off over relationship

The principal of a Far North Maori language school has been censured and struck off for having an inappropriate relationship…

Education

Student cash probe expanded
Student cash probe expanded

A probe that has already uncovered nearly $10 million in misappropriated tertiary funding is to be expanded…

Teacher on leave after complaint

A female physical education teacher at an Auckland high school is on sick leave after she was accused of favouritism towards…

Couple grit it out for study - and kids

Next month Sio Talakai-Alatini is due to give birth to her fourth daughter - and thanks to a brave decision she will also…

Mass killer working as art tutor

The boss of an art school that hired Raurimu massacre killer Stephen Anderson as a tutor is "seriously shocked" the school…

Investigation into school dispute
Investigation into school dispute

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

Nicholas Jones: Decile rejig means more funds for some in spite of property boom

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

New charter schools offer freebies

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"…

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…

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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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