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Teacher denies indecently touching students
Teacher denies indecently touching students

A primary school teacher accused of indecently touching nine of his female students over a four-year period has denied the…

'Parents should not be paying' - Ministry

Dozens of parents who pay for extra teacher aide time for their special needs kids say they have no other choice, despite…

'Every day I fight for my son'

Desperate parents of special needs children are being forced to pay for teacher aides as state funding falls short.

Schools lawyer up

Furious parents are threatening principals with legal injunctions if their kids are overlooked for sports teams and school…

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WeatherWatch: (July 06) Sea level snow possible video WeatherWatch: (July 06) Sea level snow possible

A blast of Antarctic air is coming in with snow possible…

All Blacks: Samoa 'they have a big advantage'  video All Blacks: Samoa 'they have a big advantage'

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen along with starting…

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Jack Tame: That's life — sometimes it sucks
Jack Tame: That's life — sometimes it sucks

An education will teach you that sometimes stuff sucks. I don't always love working, but hey, here we are, writes Jack Tame…

Full tummies another task for teachers?
Full tummies another task for teachers?

Schools are digging into their teaching budgets - in some cases relying on donations from principals and teachers - to feed…

Verity Johnson: 'Being rebellious is hard'
Verity Johnson: 'Being rebellious is hard'

When you're 15, standing up to school is standing up to the biggest power you know, writes Verity Johnson.

Kura tells students, families it won't open
Kura tells students, families it won't open

The kura at the centre of a controversy involving a student being slapped is facing closure.

Education

Pornography teacher 'named and shamed'
Pornography teacher 'named and shamed'

Maths teacher Simon Toon was found guilty of an indecent act in a classroom, but had fought to keep…

Marina Matthews: Current system "inaccurate" - Hekia Parata

Everyone wants to live in a neighbourhood with good schools. The publication of decile rankings is often seen as an opportunity…

Editorial: School ensured swipe was given oxygen

In over-reacting to a classroom speech, the school surrendered the high ground and provided ammunition for those eager to…

Teachers win right to ban junk food

In a move that has fired up parents, teachers in the UK have won the right to inspect pupils’ lunchboxes and confiscate…

Student fears backlash at school
Student fears backlash at school

The 15-year-old schoolgirl at the centre of a fracas over a provocative speech says she will miss her…

Investigation into school email error

Two investigations are being carried out as to how an email revealing alleged family violence was accidentally sent to students…

Younger students face testing times

School students face more testing after the Education Minister revealed options to assess pupils aged 13 and 14.

Tom Haig: Are teachers really lazy?

So following on from puffer jackets a few weeks ago, the big education story of the moment is a student who may or may not…

Teen 'was never suspended'

The principal at Napier Girls' High School has met with Anela Pritchard and her family and says that the issue has been…

'Teachers are PAID to TEACH us'
'Teachers are PAID to TEACH us'

A 15-year-old girl was stood down from school after making a speech which claimed her teachers needed…

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Primary Education

Murray Britt & Kay Irwin: Returning to rote learning 'condemns future to failure'
Murray Britt & Kay Irwin: Returning to rote learning 'condemns future to failure'

Children learn to use strategies to build a wide repertoire of mathematical knowledge, write Murray Britt and Kay Irwin.

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