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Grammar school 'dysfunctional', finds ERO
Grammar school 'dysfunctional', finds ERO

The Ministry of Education has placed Auckland Girls' Grammar school under statutory management.

video Mike's Minute: A week of big ideas in NZ

We owe it to our kids to have a flexible career advice system that helps them grow a passion for a career they potentially…

Career plans for senior students

Labour wants careers advice to be more professional.

Drug testing putting trade students off

Drug testing comes in - student enrolments drop.

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Watch: Teacher Richard Longley video Watch: Teacher Richard Longley

Maths and physics teacher Richard Longley has been…

Watch: Elizabeth Banks’ jokes tank during Hillary Clinton speech video Watch: Elizabeth Banks’ jokes tank during Hillary Clinton speech

Source: PBS NewsHour You could've heard crickets…

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NZ popular with overseas students
NZ popular with overseas students

More overseas students are choosing New Zealand as their study destination.

$500,000 school contract with no tender
$500,000 school contract with no tender

A trust with close ties to the Government - including former All Black and National Party supporter Michael Jones - was…

Unis bust more than 80 exam cheats
Unis bust more than 80 exam cheats

More than 80 tertiary students were caught cheating last year, with some busted for writing cheat notes on their bodies…

NZ risks missing digital wave - futurist
NZ risks missing digital wave - futurist

Education futurist Frances Valintine fears New Zealand risks being left behind in the global digital revolution.

Education

Half of school reports 'unclear'
Half of school reports 'unclear'

About half of school reports to parents on national standards are unclear and the assessments they contain…

What I'd sacrifice to avoid a student loan

Free tertiary education used to be possible here. What would you sacrifice to make it the case again?

Why has this school banned clapping?

A Sydney primary school has banned clapping. Instead students can "silently cheer", but only when prompted by teachers.

Teacher made student cry, bullied teens

An Auckland high school teacher has been found guilty of serious misconduct following a number of bullying incidents of…

Maori must help Maori to fly high
Maori must help Maori to fly high

COMMENT: Tribal authorities have an important role to play in lifting the lives and aspirations of their…

School builds up to cope with demand

Newmarket School will get a four-storey high classroom block to cater for its growing roll as part of an $8.7 million redevelopment…

Partnership school deal called off

The Government's charter school model has been branded "an unworkable mirage" by former MP John Tamihere.

University thinks big with wind testing

Two huge wind tunnels and Australasia's biggest strong wall are being used in experiments, research and tests.

Treasury warned against targeting at-risk students

Treasury officials disagreed with a decision to target schools' operational funding to at-risk students, an initiative eventually…

Revealed: The secret life of graduates
Revealed: The secret life of graduates

Life after university can mean more wealth and health, but challenges remain.

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Primary Education

Kids taught how to 'safe-sneeze'
Kids taught how to 'safe-sneeze'

After battling against many illnesses, this teacher is glad Owairoa Primary has started teaching children how to limit infections…

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