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Mangere Muslim school in money probe
Mangere Muslim school in money probe

The country's largest Muslim school is under investigation for the way it spent public money after complaints were made…

Kiwi kids failing to grasp maths - report

Too many children are failing to grasp maths fundamentals such as fractions and decimals, according to a report issued by…

Teens get helping hand on the way to work

Careers Expo aims to help bridge the gap between businesses and their potential new employees.

The children who aren't allowed to fail

As the scramble for nursery places in the sees British parents applying from the maternity ward, Tanith Carey considers…

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Football Highlights: New Zealand 0 Ukraine 0 video Football Highlights: New Zealand 0 Ukraine 0

New Zealand has gained a point in their opening match…

Raw: Chooper rescues officer from Texas flood video Raw: Chooper rescues officer from Texas flood

A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter rescued…

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Gender-neutral school uniforms?
Gender-neutral school uniforms?

Schools have been asked to consider offering gender-neutral uniforms as part of new sexuality education guidelines aimed…

Should schools have gender neutral uniforms?
Should schools have gender neutral uniforms?

Schools have been asked to consider offering gender-neutral uniforms as part of new sexuality education guidelines aimed…

Sex ed classes add consent, coercion
Sex ed classes add consent, coercion

The ministry released updated guidelines on sexuality education today, for the first time focusing on decision-making around…

Dancing robot 'a breakthrough' - MOTAT
Dancing robot 'a breakthrough' - MOTAT

A robot that gives high-fives and dances while playing music is not just a toy, it is a marvel of engineering, says a museum…

Education

Teacher found guilty of indecent act
Teacher found guilty of indecent act

A former teacher from a leading Auckland school has been found guilty of an indecent act, namely masturbating…

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move

University of Otago PhD researcher Hazem Zohny has warned about myths and "hype" involving so-called "smart" drugs.

Dedicated to kids on and off field

One-hundred and sixty-five students; 165 nicknames - Alec Campbell, Maniototo Area School's Deputy Principal, remembers…

Driver investigated after 'psycho joyride'

Police and the Ministry of Education are investigating a bus driver who allegedly took up to 60 school kids on a mad 17km…

Evolve posts smaller loss than forecast
Evolve posts smaller loss than forecast

Evolve Education Group reported a net loss of $8.1 million, or 12.9 cents per share, in the period May…

Glenn gives uni $5m boost

Sir Owen Glenn has called on the Government to change the way philanthropic donations are taxed to encourage more people…

Owen Glenn and Greg Whittred: Raising new breed of superstars

The University of Auckland is about to take a plunge into uncharted waters: A series of never-before-seen initiatives aimed…

Now you are five - stay home

Primary schools are looking to adopt new policies that will see children begin at preset dates throughout the school year…

Student union critical of uni fee 'tinkering'

A reduction in the fee increases tertiary institutions can charge is likely to save the average student $60 a year, but…

Autism NZ says funds badly needed
Autism NZ says funds badly needed

Autism New Zealand has welcomed a funding boost to assist children with special needs at school, but…

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Primary Education

Parents, place trust in ECE
Parents, place trust in ECE

There has been a lot of debate about how good New Zealand's early childhood education is in these pages this week. That's…

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National

East Tamaki bus crash
video East Tamaki bus crash

A bus passenger and a driver of a car were injured in a serious crash in East Auckland on Saturday afternoon.

'PM should be careful what he wishes for'
Missing Coromandel hunter found
Taupo boy, 13, believed missing
Bus collides with van in East Tamaki
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