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Principal's top job begins under cloud
Principal's top job begins under cloud

A NZ principal, due take the helm of one of the UK's most prestigious schools, will have to return home to defend allegations…

National to outline tax cuts package

Prime Minister John Key says National is likely to outline "a broad sense" of the conditions needed for tax cuts before…

Govt looking at charter rules change

Education Minister Hekia Parata is in negotiation in the hope of opening more charter schools next year, possibly allowing…

N-word race row at King's College

A top Auckland private school has investigated allegations of racist remarks including the word n***** made by a student…

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Key announces Judith Collins' resignation video Key announces Judith Collins' resignation

John Key has announced the resignation of Justice…

Locust plague descends on Madagasca video Locust plague descends on Madagasca

A thick grey swarm of locusts engulfed Madagascar's…

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Posh school's extravagant auction
Posh school's extravagant auction

Luxurious holidays in the south of France or Rarotonga and an internship in New York are among the prizes on offer at an…

Key: Education policy rejection 'sadly predictable'
Key: Education policy rejection 'sadly predictable'

The rejection of the Government's flagship education policy by primary school teachers and principals was "sadly predictable"…

Innovation in the classroom
Innovation in the classroom

Despite decades of academic research, there is little agreement about the precise definition of entrepreneurship.

Inequality in NZ worsens over decade
Inequality in NZ worsens over decade

Inequality between New Zealand's European, and Maori and Pacific populations has worsened over the past decade, according…

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Teachers reject Govt's education policy
Teachers reject Govt's education policy

Primary school teachers and principals have voted overwhelmingly to reject the Government's flagship…

Education: The battle for marks, minds and money

How to improve what goes on in our schools has become a key election-year argument.

Kiwi cooks brave the heat

It was school meets Hell's Kitchen as top culinary students from around the country battled it out in Auckland yesterday…

Greens unveil plans for new top tax rate

The Greens say their policy of raising the top tax rate to generate close to $1b to tackle child poverty was not about penalising…

Amazing Grace graduates
Amazing Grace graduates

Top model Grace Barcelos Owen graduated last week through AUT as a fully registered psychologist.

Schools can't crack the IT code

Kiwi school kids interested in computer programming are being forced to teach themselves as the education system fails to…

Science forum targets young minds

'You only live once - so do what you love." While hardly rocket science, the advice was just as important as anything else…

Destiny eyes taxpayer funds for school

Destiny Church wants its private school to become part of the state system, which would earn it a large boost in taxpayer…

Work experience for teachers

Hundreds of teachers will take a break from the classroom today to visit the type of workplaces that their students could…

Closing the talent gap - where are the skilled staff?
Closing the talent gap - where are the skilled staff?

From restaurants to rocket-builders — businesses of all sorts share a common problem: Finding enough…

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Schools to take back booted-out kids
Schools to take back booted-out kids

Schools are being made to re-enrol students they had kicked out for bad behaviour including carrying weapons, physical assaults…

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