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Teacher barred over student relationship

A teacher has been censured, and told to pay costs after he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.

Red-letter day for kid writers

Eight young Kiwi authors will be bubbling with inspiration after meeting their sporting heroes and getting a story published…

School opens door to te reo early

Year 2 students at Glenfield's Mānuka Primary School are still learning to read and write in English - but they are…

$4k missing from school

Staff who withdrew thousands in cash from a school's account and failed to explain what they spent it on will not be investigated…

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175th anniversary of sinking of HMS Buffalo video 175th anniversary of sinking of HMS Buffalo

Commemorations are underway for the 175th anniversary…

CCTV footage: Aggravated robbery at Auckland liquor store video CCTV footage: Aggravated robbery at Auckland liquor store

North Shore Police are releasing CCTV footage of a…

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Wiki o te reo Māori taken to heart
Wiki o te reo Māori taken to heart

Rnui kaumtua Hori (George) Winikerei Taua never thought he would see the day when Maori and English words took equal places…

Pupils are the stars in new digital book
Pupils are the stars in new digital book

Children from a Māori immersion class in Pukekohe are the stars of a new digital book released by Auckland Transport…

Parents warned to restrict screen time
Parents warned to restrict screen time

A study by Curtin University in Australia has found that children are spending increasingly dangerous periods of time in…

Police investigating 'stranger danger' complaint
Police investigating 'stranger danger' complaint

Police are investigating a complaint against a member of the public who gave a child a ride home in a van.

Education

Editorial: Te reo Maori deserves to be celebrated
Editorial: Te reo Maori deserves to be celebrated

Te reo Maori it is primarily an oral language and has survived long enough now to suggest it will not…

200 more classrooms for Auckland schools

The Government is promising 239 new classrooms for Auckland schools over the next 18 months as many reach capacity.

Herald on Sunday editorial: Schools rising to the digital challenge

Children today can be familiar with computers by the time they learn to walk. They quickly understand how to manipulate…

Primary schools get media savvy

Primary school principals are being urged to pay for one-stop media training to prepare for crisis situations.

Troubled charter school to stay open
Troubled charter school to stay open

The decision to keep a failing charter school open was based on data that showed the children had virtually…

Pasifika, Maori, boys lagging behind

Inequality reigns across primary school children's reported ability to learn to read, write and do maths, national data…

Charter school closure decision due

Minister of Education Hekia Parata will address media in Auckland and end months of uncertainty for the school and its students…

Warnings about 'takeaways' school ignored

Education officials warned their minister at least three times that a charter school trust - now accused of bribing kids…

School rejects KFC bribe claims

The school under fire for bribing its kids with takeaways says it never served fried chicken - only pizza.

Students drive record migration
Students drive record migration

A net inflow of 3000 migrants in June pushed the annual net gain to 58,300 - the 11th straight month…

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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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