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Students study culture over science
Students study culture over science

Students beginning university this week are most likely to take a degree focused on human society or culture, despite the…

Forget top marks, just toughen up

Teachers showering Kiwi kids with praise - and never allowing them to fail - are threatening to do more harm than good…

Full tums help the sums

With more children coming to school hungry, a scientific study will for the first time guage the impact nutrition — or lack…

Johnathan's a whiz at 11 years old

When it comes to maths, 11-year-old Johnathan Leung is right up there with students gaining university entrance.

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Samsung has updated its flagship phone line with two…

UK coins to feature new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II video UK coins to feature new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II which will appear…

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School's managers in firing line
School's managers in firing line

A charter school under threat of closure has indicated the school leaders may be sacked after public warnings from the education…

Axe hangs over Northland charter school
Axe hangs over Northland charter school

A troubled charter school is under pressure to sack its leadership team or face closure.

Kiwi teachers upload confidence
Kiwi teachers upload confidence

The average Kiwi teacher is a woman in her early fifties and she's facing a generation of kids who have grown up with Wi-Fi…

Formal warning for charter school
Formal warning for charter school

Education Minister Hekia Parata has issued a formal warning to the troubled charter school in Whangaruru which now has a…

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'Hot-headed' students gang up on police
'Hot-headed' students gang up on police

Management at Te Awamutu College will complete an internal investigation before deciding the fate of…

Controversial sex-ed course?

An Australian sexologist will pitch her explicit sex education course - which features topics such as pornography, consent…

Charter school facing closure as roll falls

A troubled charter school in Northland has just 37 students and legal advice on its possible closure has been provided to…

US uni apologises to hopefuls after email botch up

A major US university is apologising to 800 applicants after it erroneously sent them emails offering them places in its…

Q+A: Auckland's new Centre of Research Excellence
Q+A: Auckland's new Centre of Research Excellence

Te Punaha Matatini, one of New Zealand's newest Centres of Research Excellence, or CoREs, opened today…

Novopay and charter schools raised at select committee

Ongoing problems with Novopay and why a struggling charter school has not been shut down have been raised with the Ministry…

College Sport: Seeing big picture on sport and education

The second of a two-part interview with new College Sport chief executive Dave Currie.

Top teacher's amazing dance results

The high school teacher producing the country's top dance scholars says the secret is treating the teenagers like "mini-professionals"…

Activist Robin Duff dies

Education and gay rights activist Robin Duff has died this morning.

Dunedin street 'like the Third World'
Dunedin street 'like the Third World'

''I try to pick up the broken glass every Sunday morning, but it was just too bad.'' 1000 revellers…

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Is this NZ's priciest sport shirt?
Is this NZ's priciest sport shirt?

Furious parents in an upmarket city suburb are digging deep for what could be the country's most expensive school PE tops…

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