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Inspiring head boy to speak out tomorrow
Inspiring head boy to speak out tomorrow

The Christchurch student whose heart-wrenching speech to his school after he was diagnosed with cancer went global will…

Chinese buy New Zealand's oldest castle

Chinese interests have bought their very own "castle" on a chunk of the Waitaki Valley, and have big plans.

video Pupil makes passion for maths count

Like many kids, George Han once dreamed of being a fireman. But he dropped the idea when he discovered a new passion — mathematics…

Pupil makes passion for maths count

George's passion has seen him win one of nine Premier Awards in the 2015 scholarship exams.

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Lydia Ko: Olympics the greatest goal video Lydia Ko: Olympics the greatest goal

Lydia Ko's whirlwind return home to defend her New…

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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
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
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
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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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…

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

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

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

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

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

Editorial: An expensive fix which has little purpose
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…

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Primary Education

Three's a crowd on holiday
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…

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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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