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Maths whiz keeping up with the big kids
Maths whiz keeping up with the big kids

Jensen Au Yeung was doing basic maths by 2 and algebra by 3. Now the 10-year old maths whiz has skipped five grades at school…

In-home care irks ECE sector

A home-based childcare company that uses Education Ministry funding to entice people to work for it took seven weeks before…

'Defective' cladding used in schools

Carter Holt Harvey's cladding sheets and systems used in 880 school buildings were "inherently defective", the Court of…

Tennis: Agassi on a mission to educate America

One of the most memorable stories in Open, Andre Agassi’s autobiography, got stuck into Pete Sampras for guarding his wallet…

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Cricket: Scotland post match reaction video Cricket: Scotland post match reaction

Captain Preston Mommsen uncertain about future and…

Trailer: The Face Of An Angel video Trailer: The Face Of An Angel

Thomas Lang is a film director who is offered the…

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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
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
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
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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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…

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

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

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

'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

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

Novopay and charter schools raised at select committee
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…

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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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