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Student fees will have to rise
Student fees will have to rise

Tertiary students should be charged much more if the Government is unwilling to invest enough to keep universities competitive…

Student's app may be a lifesaver

University of Auckland business student Laurelin Okan is developing monitoring technology to help save the lives of people…

SFO alerted to irregularities at tertiary institute

The Serious Fraud Office has been alerted after an investigation uncovered irregularities at a Whakatane tertiary institute…

School principal elected president of NZEI Te Riu Roa

A school principal from Wellington has been elected as the New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa's national president…

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Search continues for missing Jack video Search continues for missing Jack

The search for five-year-old Jack Dixon, who was swept…

All Blacks team to play South Africa video All Blacks team to play South Africa

Brodie Retallick has lost his battle to recover from…

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Students say uni's porn ban 'draconian'
Students say uni's porn ban 'draconian'

The University of Otago's ban on pornography in residential colleges is being slammed as an attack on student freedom.

Secrets of oldest, youngest graduates
Secrets of oldest, youngest graduates

More than half a century lies between them, but the youngest and oldest students graduating from the University of Auckland…

The great school zone shift
The great school zone shift

Thousands of students are travelling long distances across Auckland to avoid their local schools - and there's concern about…

Every day a chance for young poets
Every day a chance for young poets

Being young can often mean a lot of people will disregard what you have to say.

Education

'Depression made me a better parent'
'Depression made me a better parent'

His own experience has taught him the importance of simply being available for his kids and willing…

All the world's a school. Literally

If it’s September, this must be New Zealand... Andrew Laxon catches up with the students and Kiwi founder of an international…

'Teach kids resilience' - Kirwan

Sir John Kirwan's new push: “We teach them maths, English, science, but we don’t actually teach them resilience. I think…

Kirwan's new book: Exclusive extract

An exclusive extract from Stand by Me by Sir John Kirwan, his guide for helping parents and teens around mental health.

Teacher struck off over group sex event
Teacher struck off over group sex event

A teacher who chatted online about sexually violating a schoolgirl and bringing her to a group sex session…

Blog: Physical discipline is violence

A UNICEF report clearly states that violence in all its forms can rob children's dignity, diminish their self-worth, and…

School absenteeism in Auckland horrifies police

More than 300 high school students were absent across three schools during a random check - and police are concerned truants…

Ministerial job high on new Act MP's wishlist

Act's sole MP David Seymour will meet John Key at Parliament today with a wishlist for a confidence and supply agreement…

Turtle-bot heads into battle

New Zealand university students are about to battle international competition to decide who has built and programmed the…

Board sacks principal
Board sacks principal

Kawakawa Primary School principal Peter Witana has been dismissed after an investigation raised financial…

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Primary Education

Kids struggling to speak
Kids struggling to speak

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

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