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Dita De Boni: Our teachers really do know best
Dita De Boni: Our teachers really do know best

The Government would have us believe school teachers are just a pack of whiners, writes Dita De Boni. It is exhausting…

Schooling boys to be men

Teaching can be a hard job where you're left "wondering how you've ever controlled a class", says Brian Stephenson, St Paul's…

Principal supports naming disgraced teacher

Ashburton College’s principal has welcomed the decision to deny name suppression for a former teacher who committed serious…

NZ 'well placed' to increase clean energy use

Nobel Laureate and former United States Energy Secretary Steven Chu says New Zealand has an opportunity to quickly ramp…

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Convention centre fly through video Convention centre fly through

Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International…

Crowd Goes Wild: John Key wraps up 2014 video Crowd Goes Wild: John Key wraps up 2014

Prime Minister John Key chats to Andrew Mulligan and…

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Ex-principal canes slack teachers
Ex-principal canes slack teachers

Some teachers need to get over their victim mentality and recognise the benefit of cutting their holiday time, a leading…

Duffy brings magic to many young lives
Duffy brings magic to many young lives

With so many gadgets and gizmos available these days, seeing a child getting excited over a book can be pretty extraordinary…

Books project changes lives 20 years on
Books project changes lives 20 years on

Like other students at Koru School in Mangere, Tyler Adams has his own burgeoning library at home.

Schoolboy rugby: Drug fears
Schoolboy rugby: Drug fears

There are growing concerns schoolboy rugby is a fertile environment for drug taking to become rife.

Education

Schools set to chop back zones
Schools set to chop back zones

Scores of pupils will be frozen out of some of Auckland's top primary schools after a zone revamp.

Higher fees lead to bigger student loans

Students are borrowing more than ever as tertiary fees rise - and those who head overseas after study are likely to take…

Editorial: Competition way to reduce inequality

The OECD, often described as a club of rich countries, has produced a report supporting a view that a widening gap between…

Abuse claims: Retired teacher defended

The partner of a retired teacher at the centre of child abuse allegations at a Tasmanian school in the 1960s has defended…

Aussie teacher accused of abuse living in NZ for 40 years
Aussie teacher accused of abuse living in NZ for 40 years

A former teacher living in New Zealand has denied a child abuse claim made at an Australian inquiry.

90 schools sign up for new scheme

The Government has signed up the first schools to take part in its flagship education scheme. One union says relatively…

Editorial: Uptake for Govt's school success plan encouraging

Getting the Government's Investing in Educational Success programme running in relatively quick order was never going to…

Speaking up for languages in schools

Learning another tongue should be compulsory in New Zealand schools if languages are to stop being the "poor cousin" within…

China joins school zone gold rush

Even the most silver-tongued estate agent would struggle to wax lyrical over 5 Dongluoquan Hutong.

Childcare group makes solid market debut
Childcare group makes solid market debut

Evolve Education Group made a solid sharemarket debut yesterday, with its shares closing at an 8 per…

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Primary Education

Sam Judd: Responsible giving
Sam Judd: Responsible giving

Here we go again. Carols blaring through the radio, loads of useless plastic junk being bought, wrapped and discarded…

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