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Grammar teacher admits $67K fraud
Grammar teacher admits $67K fraud

Teacher from top Auckland school pleads guilty to using colleagues' personal details for swindle.

Warning: Pupil poaching will rise

Demographic changes could see central Auckland schools pull in more students from areas already losing thousands.

Uni's $2b upgrade hits halfway mark

Auckland University's $2 billion two-decade upgrade is halfway as it narrows its focus from five to three campus sites and…

Ex-principal pleads guilty to sex charges

A former principal of Kaikohe Christian College has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys more than 40 years ago.

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NZ flag referendum: Final four designs revealed video NZ flag referendum: Final four designs revealed

The wait is over: the final four designs for a proposed…

Windsurfing Tasmania's deadliest wave video Windsurfing Tasmania's deadliest wave

Pedra Branca has been known for years as a tow-in…

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Education union seeks action over pay
Education union seeks action over pay

The country's largest education union says it too will take legal action over gender discrimination in the workforce.

A fundraiser all parents would get behind
A fundraiser all parents would get behind

A school in the US sent home an "Alternative Fundraiser" notification, where, in lieu of traditional fundraising, parents…

Labour MPs were warned off fundraiser
Labour MPs were warned off fundraiser

Labour's associate education spokesman attended a charter school fundraiser - despite his party being bitterly opposed to…

Grammar zone squeeze
Grammar zone squeeze

Auckland's two most exclusive state schools have looming roll dilemmas due to a property boom predicted to surge student…

Education

Lecturer juggles work and passion
Lecturer juggles work and passion

A lecturer who's a self-confessed circus aficionado has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it…

School hires guards to deter riff-raff

An Auckland school has hired two security guards to ward off undesirables during school hours.

'Earthquake baby' heads to school

Dianthe Barnard was born as the earth rolled and shook on 4 Sept 2010, but the girl's first day of school is less likely…

'LOL generation' most annoyed by bad grammar

It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com…

Diana Clement: Rich learning starts at school
Diana Clement: Rich learning starts at school

If you think education is "going to the dogs" then you really ought to get down to a local school and…

School heads nervous over safety

Contentious health and safety changes have passed - and school principals remain worried they could face "draconian" punishment…

Watch: Schoolboy's original waiata

A schoolboy who wrote and performed his own song has won the Supreme Award in a school competition honouring the 28th Māori…

Filmmakers defend same-sex doco

The Australian filmmakers of Gayby Baby have defended their documentary about children from same-sex families following…

Crimson Consulting flush with funds

Education consultancy founded by two New Zealand entrepreneurs raises more than $7m after reporting 300% increase in revenue…

Exclusive: School sites being sold
Exclusive: School sites being sold

Sites earmarked for Auckland schools have been sold off for almost $20 million in the past two years…

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Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers
Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers

Lack of support for special- and high-needs pupils was cited as the single biggest concern of 35 per cent of 104 principals…

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