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Campaign takes leaders to schools
Campaign takes leaders to schools

David Cunliffe faced a lecture theatre full of students at Waikato University and had smoko with workers at a Te Rapa factory…

$10m focus on engineers

The National Party wants to double the number of people studying engineering at university in a bid to get more graduates…

Grammar crackdown on cleavage

Even teachers have to meet the dress standard under the ‘Grammar way’.

School's hair rule may be challenged

A near-unanimous vote has parents at St John's College supporting the school's "new hair rule" following the Lucan Battison…

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Final leaders' debate: Key v Cunliffe video Final leaders' debate: Key v Cunliffe

Mr Key said National was confident of getting the…

Blind difference for piggies video Blind difference for piggies

Pet kunekune pigs Piggy Sue and Lulu can see again…

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Judge rises from humble beginnings to top of nation's legal system
Judge rises from humble beginnings to top of nation's legal system

As the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial was training to qualify, she changed her name from Matilda to Thokozile - the…

Fresh directions for NZ's oldest school
Fresh directions for NZ's oldest school

A major milestone for the country's oldest school will see some of its famous alumni meet up - and some keen discussion…

Union urges scrutiny of scholarships
Union urges scrutiny of scholarships

A scheme in which millions of taxpayer dollars are spent on sending students to private schools needs to be assessed to…

Pot risk for teens revealed
Pot risk for teens revealed

Teen cannabis smokers are 60 per cent more likely to drop out of high school than their non-smoking peers, and are more…

Education

Parata defends charter schools
Parata defends charter schools

Three out of five charter schools are failing to meet minimum enrolment targets, but the Education Minister…

Peter Calder: Clocking in for sense of purpose

Keith Shelley gets to work early. Really early. The gates don't open until 7.30, but he's outside by "six or five past…

Parties lay out vision for higher education

The popularity of courses such as gender studies is a sign that the university needs an overhaul, the Act Party says. The…

Greens promise lift to special ed services

The Green Party would boost special education services in schools by $115 million if in government.

Uni looks to young innovators
Uni looks to young innovators

A multimillion-dollar business growth fund is set to begin investing in ambitious companies through…

Election 2014: Future of charter schools debated

Another National government may introduce more charter schools to maintain diversity, but Labour says it would scrap them…

'A simple silly prank' - Coach

The football coach who allowed a teenage girl to strip to her underwear on a busy street says he "completely and utterly"…

Kids struggling to speak

Fewer children starting school can speak in sentences, prompting an investigation by education chiefs.

Warriors in probe over funding

The Warriors have been drawn into an investigation into the use of tertiary education funding on the eve of the club's biggest…

NZ education ministry 'needs to build trust' + interactive
NZ education ministry 'needs to build trust' + interactive

As the Government runs the rule over the way our children learn, a US expert suggests change may be…

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Primary Education

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…

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