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School scammers drop bid
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…

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?

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

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All Blacks and NBA star Steven Adams video All Blacks and NBA star Steven Adams

Adams joined a group of All Blacks and their strength…

Gaza doctors save 'miracle' baby video Gaza doctors save 'miracle' baby

When the doctors gently pulled the tiny newborn from…

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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…

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 made by students…

After-school jobs harmless - study
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.

Education

Ticks, crosses for school pass rates
Ticks, crosses for school pass rates

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

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

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
Poll backs plan for better teachers

New Zealanders would rather money was spent on improving teaching standards than on reducing class sizes…

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

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

Pita Sharples: A te reo strategy for, by and of the people

Today, Pita Sharples will carry out the first reading of the new Maori Language Bill 2014 in Parliament.

Editorial: Protecting te reo
Editorial: Protecting te reo

The curriculum in New Zealand schools is "compulsory" and nobody minds - until it is suggested that…

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Primary Education

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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National

NZ's top pies revealed
NZ's top pies revealed

A lamb cutlet and kumara mash pie from Wairarapa's Clareville Bakery has won this year's New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards. Carterton…

Act calls for end to race based laws
Christchurch woman jailed for assaulting 10-year-old girl
Two charged over car surfing video stunt
Harre takes on PM
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