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Follow Brits, say techies
Follow Brits, say techies

Moves by the UK Government to include programming as a core subject for children aged 5 and over is what New Zealand needs…

Editorial: Govt opts for caution and stability

The most notable item in the Government's third term agenda outlined to Parliament yesterday is an intention to hold "job…

Loving Auckland's student life

We continue our series showcasing the best Auckland has to offer. Today we ask two students from varied backgrounds about…

App-maker and video agency win uni kudos

Technology companies helping bring content to life reigned supreme at the University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs'…

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The cast of The Hobbit star in the latest Air New…

Love at second sight too video Love at second sight too

The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand's miracle…

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Grace's big fat pumpkin challenge
Grace's big fat pumpkin challenge

The biggest pumpkin Grace Lusty has grown weighed in at a whopping 96kg.

Volunteers open up world of literature
Volunteers open up world of literature

Students at One Tree Hill College who need help in reading soon find themselves buddied up with doctors, lawyers, business…

Investment pays off for students
Investment pays off for students

Understanding how to manage money is being taught as part of school subjects including social studies and maths.

Truck driver's son new head of King's
Truck driver's son new head of King's

One of the country's oldest private schools has for the first time chosen a headmaster from the state schooling sector.

Education

Liam Dann: IT skills must be taught alongside 3 Rs
Liam Dann: IT skills must be taught alongside 3 Rs

The past year has seen a big increase in cases of corporate fraud, according to a well-placed industry…

Malala will not be a 'cuddly caricature'

There is something irritatingly smug and condescending about some of the coverage of "the bravest girl in the world," writes…

Author's collection going free to good homes

A best-selling author is giving away the hefty book collection that lines every wall of his beachfront Auckland home.

Bennett's teacher pays her a visit

The path to the top can begin in unusual places. For Paula Bennett, it was performing as Rizzo in a high school production…

Peter Lyons: When rock stars run out of puff
Peter Lyons: When rock stars run out of puff

NZ has a "rock star economy" and surveys reveal high levels of business confidence, but what could make…

Bob Jones: Poseurs take us all for suckers

In the 1950s a Wellington student, later to become an accounting profession stalwart, paid his way through university via…

Sliding status won't put employers off

Kiwi employers working through a pile of CVs are unlikely to care how applicants' place of study compares on international…

Verity Johnson: University should be stretching our minds, not pockets

Ialways thought university would be a lusty, vibrant and vivid world. It would be full of passionate debate, prompted by…

Schools to get new drug advice

Education programmes in schools seldom lead to reduced use of alcohol and drugs by students.

Literacy help in schools under fire
Literacy help in schools under fire

Serious problems with one of the main services for thousands of children who are struggling to read…

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Primary Education

Kids struggling to speak
Kids struggling to speak

Fewer children starting school can speak in sentences, prompting an investigation by education chiefs.

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