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Peter Lyons: I've learned my lesson, life's just not fair
Peter Lyons: I've learned my lesson, life's just not fair

Teacher Peter Lyons says he's finally learned a valuable lesson - life isn't fair, so he explains why he's decided to vote…

Election 2014: Parties in tech debate

Despite the building tension surrounding the election, the first major debate between party representatives on technology…

Builders on urgent hunt for apprentices

New Zealand's expanding building industry has signed up its 9000th apprentice - but says it is running out of young people…

Principal's top job begins under cloud

A NZ principal, due take the helm of one of the UK's most prestigious schools, will have to return home to defend allegations…

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Election 2014: Second leaders debate video Election 2014: Second leaders debate

The Christchurch Press debate became quite heated…

Play of the day: Team USA face Tall Black haka video Play of the day: Team USA face Tall Black haka

The Tall Blacks peform the haka ahead of their FIBA…

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National to outline tax cuts package
National to outline tax cuts package

Prime Minister John Key says National is likely to outline "a broad sense" of the conditions needed for tax cuts before…

Govt looking at charter rules change
Govt looking at charter rules change

Education Minister Hekia Parata is in negotiation in the hope of opening more charter schools next year, possibly allowing…

N-word race row at King's College
N-word race row at King's College

A top Auckland private school has investigated allegations of racist remarks including the word n***** made by a student…

Posh school's extravagant auction
Posh school's extravagant auction

Luxurious holidays in the south of France or Rarotonga and an internship in New York are among the prizes on offer at an…

Education

Key: Education policy rejection 'sadly predictable'
Key: Education policy rejection 'sadly predictable'

The rejection of the Government's flagship education policy by primary school teachers and principals…

Innovation in the classroom

Despite decades of academic research, there is little agreement about the precise definition of entrepreneurship.

Inequality in NZ worsens over decade

Inequality between New Zealand's European, and Maori and Pacific populations has worsened over the past decade, according…

Teachers reject Govt's education policy

Primary school teachers and principals have voted overwhelmingly to reject the Government's flagship education policy.

Education: The battle for marks, minds and money
Education: The battle for marks, minds and money

How to improve what goes on in our schools has become a key election-year argument.

Kiwi cooks brave the heat

It was school meets Hell's Kitchen as top culinary students from around the country battled it out in Auckland yesterday…

Greens unveil plans for new top tax rate

The Greens say their policy of raising the top tax rate to generate close to $1b to tackle child poverty was not about penalising…

Amazing Grace graduates

Top model Grace Barcelos Owen graduated last week through AUT as a fully registered psychologist.

Schools can't crack the IT code

Kiwi school kids interested in computer programming are being forced to teach themselves as the education system fails to…

Science forum targets young minds
Science forum targets young minds

'You only live once - so do what you love." While hardly rocket science, the advice was just as important…

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Primary Education

Schools to take back booted-out kids
Schools to take back booted-out kids

Schools are being made to re-enrol students they had kicked out for bad behaviour including carrying weapons, physical assaults…

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National

Truckie rescued after 18-wheeler rolls
Truckie rescued after 18-wheeler rolls

Updated A truck driver has been rescued after being trapped when his 18-wheeler rolled in the Bay of Plenty early this morning. The…

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PM condemns Slater, defends inquiry
IRB defends lack of Kiwis in rugby ad
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