Uni cheats: hundreds punished
Uni cheats: hundreds punished

Students buying assignments, forging signatures, and using phones in exams were among more than 540 cases of cheating dealt…

James Griffin: Tax-free children

Okay, as a change from being the guy who sits back and lobs grenades of cynicism at the easy targets, here's an actual idea…

Nicolas Smith: Top engineers need more than No 8 wire mentality

I agree with Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce that we need more engineering graduates, but here at the Faculty of…

Ananish Chaudhuri: Reforms blind to universities' aims

A law before Parliament will dramatically change the composition and role of university councils. The council oversees the…


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School's $6m classroom block
School's $6m classroom block

Auckland Grammar School is set to be transformed by a multi-million-dollar building project.

Peter Calder: Socrates a man for modern times
Peter Calder: Socrates a man for modern times

I'll say this for the guy in the fourth row at the performance of Socrates Now in the Selwyn College Theatre on Monday morning:…

NCEA mailing error 'regrettable'
NCEA mailing error 'regrettable'

Education Minister Hekia Parata says a mailing error which led to 455 NCEA exam papers being sent to the wrong students…

Kohanga Reo founder tells of 'shame'
Kohanga Reo founder tells of 'shame'

The founder of the kohanga reo movement, Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi, has spoken of a "sense of shame" over allegations of…


Pupils line up for life lessons
Pupils line up for life lessons

Workshop aims to equip school-leavers with basic grasp of 'worldly skills

Degrees of usefulness

Universities fear upcoming reforms could force them to produce graduates to a state-controlled master plan. The Government…

Success: Learning across the generations

Mentor says helping young students has proven to be a two-way exchange.

John Drinnan: War and peace on the air

Warring between MediaWorks' radio and TV arms has calmed since new owners took over in November, writes John Drinnan.

Universities losing race against Asia
Universities losing race against Asia

Hundreds of millions of dollars being pumped into Asian universities are one reason Australasian institutions…

Schools encouraged to engage with parents with bad education experiences

Engaging with parents who suffered negative experiences during their own education is helping their children achieve greater…

Ritchies school buses get safety mirrors fitted

Ritchies Bus Company has has fitted its entire fleet of school buses with extra mirrors to alleviate a blind spot after…

Fatten up or face expulsion, student told

A naturally thin student has won a battle with Yale University after refusing to force-feed herself with junk food to prove…

Controversial school merger to go ahead

Christchurch's Phillipstown and Woolston schools are set to merge, despite strong opposition from the local community.

Peter Lyons: Teacher performance not an exact science
Peter Lyons: Teacher performance not an exact science

It is certainly possible to grade teachers into broad categories of incompetent, middling and outstanding…

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Phillipstown School: 'Very disappointed'
video Phillipstown School: 'Very disappointed'

Phillipstown principal Tony Simpson said the community was "very disappointed" at today's news, after the decision to combine…

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Wellington attack sexually motivated

An attack on a woman as she walked home near Victoria University in Wellington early this morning was sexually motivated…

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