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20,000 quake emergency grades
20,000 quake emergency grades

More than 20,000 students asked for an emergency derived grade following the Kaikoura earthquake.

NCEA exams: Results site under pressure

The NZQA website is running slow as anxious students scramble to check their results.

NCEA Results: Remember Bill Gates and Walt Disney

Exam results day can be a stressful one all round for both students and their parents.

Wait over: NCEA exam results out now

The wait is over - NCEA results are now available.

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Watch: Out of control scrub fire video Watch: Out of control scrub fire

Rural fire crews are battling an out of control scrub…

Watch: Shots fired as gang tension grows in Whakatane video Watch: Shots fired as gang tension grows in Whakatane

Residents reported hearing multiple gunshots and a…

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Ed system needs to support Te Reo
Ed system needs to support Te Reo

New Zealand's education system needs to put more focus on languages, says the woman whose video about Maori pronunciation…

Watch NZH Focus: Havard whiz-kid turns dreams into reality
video Watch NZH Focus: Havard whiz-kid turns dreams into reality

Kiwi whiz-kids are being snapped up by prestigious US universities in record numbers. More than a dozen students from across…

Harvard-bound Annabelle in a pool of her own
Harvard-bound Annabelle in a pool of her own

Some day, young Kiwi swimming star Annabelle Paterson wants to represent her country at the Olympic Games.

Top scholars: Where are they now?
Top scholars: Where are they now?

Catching up with the nine top scholars from 2015 NCEA exams, a year on from their results.

Education

Kiwi whiz-kids make the cut at top unis
Kiwi whiz-kids make the cut at top unis

A record number of New Zealand students have received early round offers to some of the world's best…

Here's why 'baby talk' is good for your baby

When we read, it's very easy for us to tell individual words apart: In written language, spaces are used to separate words…

Single-sex schools: Could they harm your child?

Parents who choose single-sex schools do so for many reasons, but a major one is the belief that "boys and girls learn differently."…

Sacked principal awarded $150k

A former high school principal who was sacked from her job has been awarded $150,000 for unfair dismissal.

Foreign students left in lurch
Foreign students left in lurch

At least eleven international students from Korea are in limbo after an education agent ran away with…

NCEA mistakes inquiry starts

A review panel will start investigating what went wrong with last year's NCEA maths exams next week - just as exam results…

Lakeside homestead donated to uni

A "spectacular" multi-million dollar homestead on the edge of Lake Wakatipu and the foothills of the Remarkables has been…

Saudi terror case: PM responds

Prime Minister Bill English says there are limits to what authorities can do once people leave the country, following the…

Kiwi musician off to US to 'pursue my dream'

A West Auckland pupil is packing his suitcase to fly out to a prestigious music college.

Young mum remembered for love of life
Young mum remembered for love of life

An Auckland early childhood teacher died after the melanoma she thought she beat returned 10 years later…

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Primary Education

Fires cost schools millions
Fires cost schools millions

Auckland and Bay of Plenty worst for school fires, but authorities say reduction efforts have worked.

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