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International students flocking back
International students flocking back

International student numbers have bounced back after years of decline, driving the value of the country's fifth largest…

Parents struggle to afford school iPads

Some parents are being pushed into debt as a result of increased demands to shell out for digital devices for their children's…

Oxford-bound teen's success bittersweet

Teenager who took a year off school to nurse gravely ill mother makes it into Oxford University. But she wasn't able tell…

Beware computer extras, students told

Parents have been warned about buying unnecessary add-ons as retailers take advantage of the requirement of many schools…

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Fireworks display to celebrate anniversary video Fireworks display to celebrate anniversary

To celebrate Auckland Anniversary Weekend there was…

Netflix unveils Tina Fey's new comedy video Netflix unveils Tina Fey's new comedy

Netflix reveals a first look at Tina Fey's new comedy…

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The real cost of 'free' education: $35k
The real cost of 'free' education: $35k

The cost of a 'free' education in NZ is $35,000 - and that's raised concerns some children won't return to school next week…

Tertiary fee hikes outstrip allowances
Tertiary fee hikes outstrip allowances

The rising cost of tertiary fees is reflected in the latest student loan borrowings figures released yesterday by Statistics…

Shelley Bridgeman: For or against school uniforms?
Shelley Bridgeman: For or against school uniforms?

The value of uniforms has been hotly debated since at least since I was wearing the blue tunic required by Hastings Girls'…

University uses drones to fly high
University uses drones to fly high

Drones have a measure of infamy because of their military use - but an AUT senior lecturer and her postgraduate students…

Education

Rose Patterson: Govt silent on failing charter school
Rose Patterson: Govt silent on failing charter school

One of New Zealand's first charter schools is failing, abysmally, and the Ministry of Education must…

Peter Lyons: Forget evil rich - flaw is in the system

A natural outcome of a market economy must be inequality of incomes. They are a necessary and desirable outcome, writes…

A day in the life of... a Playcentre parent

As far as picking a day-in-the-life of Talia Goodger goes it's seemingly a poor one: a wet morning with 23 preschoolers…

Hayo Reinders: Goodbye classroom, education's new era doesn't need you

It is a cliche to say that technology is having a major impact on our lives. However, many elements of higher education…

Students hit web for NCEA scores
Students hit web for NCEA scores

It didn't take Rahui Mosby's family long to learn about her outstanding NCEA results. "Mum was looking…

New push to revive forgotten words

Word-lovers are being encouraged to ditch new coinages for long-lost words that may have fallen out of favour.

Hey kids, your NCEA results are out...

After a long wait, most high school students will be finding themselves face to face with their year's work as NCEA exam…

Auckland principal admits slapping pupil

A principal at an Auckland private school has admitted slapping one of his students with the back of his hand and says the…

Chinese education for TV experiment

A group of British teenagers will be taught by Chinese teachers in a unique experiment for a BBC documentary.

A children's picture book author
A children's picture book author

Down a driveway in a modest house in Hamilton's university suburb is where the magic happens.

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Primary Education

Jamie Whyte: Profit-seeking and preschools go together
Jamie Whyte: Profit-seeking and preschools go together

If teachers were unpaid, they would be reluctant to do the job and, in the end, children would be worse off, writes Jamie…

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