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NZ's top school scholars announced
NZ's top school scholars announced

NZQA released New Zealand Scholarship results for 2015 this morning.

Teacher in second sexual relationship

A Dunedin high school teacher only admitted having a sexual relationship with a pupil after images circulated showing her…

Special needs education: Lack of support

An education union is calling for support after a survey found only 1 in 10 special needs co-ordinators believed support…

Editorial: Homework should not be a chore

Herald on Sunday has found primary school children do only 15 minutes a night on average and the experts seem happy with…

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Raglan death: Students 'in tears' video Raglan death: Students 'in tears'

The shock of losing one of their mates is still setting…

Watch: John Key discusses NHS changes video Watch: John Key discusses NHS changes

Prime Minister John Key this morning said the UK changes…

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Teacher resigns over sex with pupil
Teacher resigns over sex with pupil

Her resignation from King's High School in Dunedin follows rumours nude photos of her were being shared by pupils on social…

Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school
Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

Healthy scroggin and fruit pottles are replacing chips as lunch for some Mt Roskill schoolchildren.

Rodney Hide: Nothing beats an honest bribe
Rodney Hide: Nothing beats an honest bribe

If I was a greedy, grasping, socialist, I would be totally underwhelmed by Labour leader Andrew Little promising free "post-school"…

Ditch homework for playtime
Ditch homework for playtime

School is back and the homework battle is about to begin.

Education

Kerre McIvor: Bums on seats not good enough
Kerre McIvor: Bums on seats not good enough

This time last week, Labour leader Andrew Little announced in his state of the nation speech that come…

Why university boss went undercover

The newly appointed vice-chancellor at Canterbury's Lincoln University says he wanted to find out more about the tertiary…

Bryan Gould: Fund tertiary education locally to compete globally

The case for sparing the taxpayer the cost of tertiary education by applying a "user pays" principle looks pretty shaky…

Raybon Kan: TPP - what could go wrong?

Free study far easier to boast about than secretive trade deal that prioritises multinationals.

Uni staff duped by undercover boss
Uni staff duped by undercover boss

Academics at Lincoln University livid after unwittingly taking part in an interview with their future…

Editorial: An expensive fix which has little purpose

Free tertiary education is a daring reversal of the thrust of educational and economic policy of the past 30 years.

More tertiary providers under investigation by SFO

At least three more tertiary providers are under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office.

Three's a crowd on holiday

For the past 6 months the Kelly triplets have been excitedly counting down the days leading to their return to Milton Primary…

Kids flock to summer reading dare

A summer reading programme run by Auckland Libraries has helped more than 12,000 children keep on top of their reading over…

Sales pitch for education policy begins
Sales pitch for education policy begins

Labour leader Andrew Little says any unfairness in Labour's scheme for three years of free tertiary…

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Primary Education

Three's a crowd on holiday
Three's a crowd on holiday

6-year-old identical triplets Olivia, Charlotte and Haylee have been excitedly counting down the days leading to their return…

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National

Forget the cricket, PM the master sledger
Forget the cricket, PM the master sledger

COMMENT: John Key's not renowned for his modesty, but he may have gone too far in crediting the Black Caps' win to the National-led…

Annette King hints at Labour future
Wanted man arrested
Police track down source of Paritutu Rock blaze
Key, Little face off in Parliament return
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EC2

Uniform dilemma
Uniform dilemma

With the beginning of the school year just weeks away the cost and quality of school uniforms will be a hot topic with parents…

University in 2016?
Preparing students for the real world
Shopping for scholarships
Failure made me a better leader
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