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College at odds with Govt on rebuilding
College at odds with Govt on rebuilding

The board of a large central Auckland school has refused to engage with officials on a multimillion-dollar building programme…

Police crack down on truants

In a three-week operation launched last week, officers will be on the lookout for children 16 and under hanging around shops…

Early childhood educator struck off

A teacher has been struck off after failing to tell a day-care centre she had previously been accused of verbally and physically…

Charter school splashes out

A trust that owns two charter schools has bought its students a $100,000 waka to help with their learning.

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Nepal: Archaeologists catalogue destroyed 'Monkey Temple' video Nepal: Archaeologists catalogue destroyed 'Monkey Temple'

The Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu, known as the…

Ceremony marks Dachau liberation, 70 years ago video Ceremony marks Dachau liberation, 70 years ago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the US Ambassador…

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Preschool uptake nears Govt target
Preschool uptake nears Govt target

The Education Minister has welcomed an increase in Maori and Pasifika children participating in early childhood education…

ECE: Rise in Maori and Pasifika children
ECE: Rise in Maori and Pasifika children

The education minister has welcomed an increase in Maori and Pasifika children participating in early childhood education…

Editorial: We all benefit if students learn second language
Editorial: We all benefit if students learn second language

Eight years ago, a new primary and secondary school curriculum spoke glowingly of the benefits of knowing another language…

Teacher censured after failing to reveal misconduct claims
Teacher censured after failing to reveal misconduct claims

A teacher has been censured and lost her registration after she failed to inform her employer of allegations of misconduct…

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Martin East: Monolingualism - inflexible, insensitive and arrogant
Martin East: Monolingualism - inflexible, insensitive and arrogant

Lincoln Tan makes an important, and worrying, assertion when he writes that the percentage of students…

Otago Uni internationally recognised

Otago University's Dental School has been recognised as among the top 10 in the world.

Isis doctor failed at Otago

An Australian doctor branded the "new face" of Isis tried to get into medical school in New Zealand, but failed after a…

Fewer pupils learn languages

The percentage of students learning a second language in New Zealand secondary schools has dropped to its lowest in over…

Schools fail on foreign languages
Schools fail on foreign languages

Nearly half of Kiwis who want schoolchildren to learn a foreign language pick Chinese as the language…

Confucius is top with St Peter's students

Confucius is being credited for the growth in popularity of Mandarin learning at a top Auckland Catholic boys' school.

Editorial: Baby needs at odds with older tots' learning

Our investigation of early childhood education last week found a problem that invites an obvious solution.

Cambodian girl studies under Kiwi ‘mums’

A Cambodian girl who grew up in an orphanage supported by a NZ school is now spending a year at the college that helped…

Right care isn't child's play

It's 11am on a Thursday at Mt Albert Playcentre and a toddler has just covered most of herself in red paint.

Parents, place trust in ECE
Parents, place trust in ECE

There has been a lot of debate about how good New Zealand's early childhood education is in these pages…

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Primary Education

Is NZ childcare up to scratch?
Is NZ childcare up to scratch?

A Herald investigation has found there were 150 services reviewed by the ERO in 2014 alone that required "further development"…

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