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New Advisor sees room for improvement
New Advisor sees room for improvement

Helping close achievement gaps in our classrooms will be a priority for a leading academic appointed to a major new science…

Editorial: Targets achieved?

Politicians hate targets. The risk associated with them is all too apparent.

Matt Heath: Hard lessons learned from schoolyard fights

My son turned 5 and started school last week. It was an emotional time for me. He is so small and his uniform so large…

John Roughan: Principles lost in a grammar zone

What goes through the minds of educational professionals when they see the lengths that property owners will go to remain…

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John Key: No clear run for Colin Craig video John Key: No clear run for Colin Craig

Prime Minister John Key has confirmed National will…

Trailer: Mad Max - Fury Road video Trailer: Mad Max - Fury Road

Mad Max is back in a new film from creator George…

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Teacher's depravity lost in system
Teacher's depravity lost in system

Failure to pass on information at school’s management level was critical to the overlooking of allegations made by students…

After-school jobs harmless - study
After-school jobs harmless - study

School students can forget trying to wriggle out of a part-time job - new research says it isn't all that bad.

Ticks, crosses for school pass rates
Ticks, crosses for school pass rates

The number of young school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading and writing has fallen in many…

Fall in reading standards in many regions
Fall in reading standards in many regions

The number of young school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading has fallen or flat-lined in…

Education

Kindies beat Greens on free for 2-Y-Os
Kindies beat Greens on free for 2-Y-Os

The Greens have unveiled a policy to extend 20 hours a week of free early childhood education to 2-year-olds…

College backs down on zoning plan

Hostile feedback from residents in some of the country’s most expensive real estate has caused an emerging school to back…

Poll backs plan for better teachers

New Zealanders would rather money was spent on improving teaching standards than on reducing class sizes, a Herald-DigiPoll…

Peter Calder: Half an hour a week of te reo is a gift no one should refuse

Imagine your local school was offering a programme that increased children's understanding of language and their ability…

Few non-Maori pick language for study at secondary school
Few non-Maori pick language for study at secondary school

Only 4 per cent of non-Maori secondary school students are learning te reo Maori, the latest figures…

Opening pupils' minds to the world

How open Kiwi students are to international cultures and opportunities could be measured as an important part of the school…

Pita Sharples: A te reo strategy for, by and of the people

Today, Pita Sharples will carry out the first reading of the new Maori Language Bill 2014 in Parliament.

Editorial: Protecting te reo

The curriculum in New Zealand schools is "compulsory" and nobody minds - until it is suggested that all New Zealand children…

Parents protest as rules keep kids from school

Fidgeting with his placard, 6-year-old Fang Mingxing made an unlikely protester. But he was on the front line of a demonstration…

Tampa refugee thriving in new life
Tampa refugee thriving in new life

A refugee from Afghanistan who arrived in the country without being able to speak a word of English…

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Primary Education

Act releases party list
Act releases party list

Rodney Local Board member Beth Houlbrooke has leapfrogged her way to number four on the Act Party list - though she would…

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