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NZ students win top journalism award
NZ students win top journalism award

Coverage of the Fijian elections by three New Zealand postgraduate student journalists has been awarded a top prize at the…

Tips for first day at school

Settling into a routine as soon as possible is one of the best ways to give your child a good start to school, a leading…

Laptops, tablets add to cost burden

Nearly four in five Auckland secondary schools now ask or permit students to bring a device such as a laptop or tablet -…

Editorial: UE wake up call

From the moment today's school examination system was conceived in the 1980s there were fears that standards would be "dumbed…

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Game of Thrones: season five trailer video Game of Thrones: season five trailer

Check out the first full-length trailer for the fifth…

Justin Timberlake shares baby news on birthday video Justin Timberlake shares baby news on birthday

Justin Timberlake shares a picture on Instagram of…

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Diana Clement: School uniforms can be quite a stretch
Diana Clement: School uniforms can be quite a stretch

Back to school costs hurt. The pain is as much to my principles as my wallet and this time of year always gets me a bit…

Gen Y deserves a better rap
Gen Y deserves a better rap

Ask a 15-year-old what makes his generation different from the ones before, and he'll give you a straight answer: "Anything…

Peter O'Connor: Schools chance to bridge class gap
Peter O'Connor: Schools chance to bridge class gap

As schools return, thousands of 5-year-olds will be having their first day at school. They, and their parents, approach…

Thousands miss cut for university
Thousands miss cut for university

A big drop in the number of students able to study at tertiary level has prompted calls for the NZQA to review new University…

Education

Future Auckland: Recreation and leisure
Future Auckland: Recreation and leisure

In the final part of our Future Auckland series, we aim to stimulate debate.

Future Auckland: Health

In part four of the Herald series on how to make Auckland better, we look at the pros and cons of health-care in New Zealand's…

Future Auckland: A place to call home

In the third of our five-part Future Auckland series, we aim to stimulate debate.

Winston Peters criticises foreign student numbers

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has criticised the number of foreign students choosing to study here.

Peter Lyons: Charter schools all about freedom of choice
Peter Lyons: Charter schools all about freedom of choice

Most teachers and their unions don't seem to understand the rationale behind charter schools, writes…

Cost of buying in top zones

Parents could save hundreds of thousands of dollars by skipping houses in elite school zones and paying to privately educate…

Future Auckland: School to shop floor

Auckland is a great place - but it can be even better. In the second of our five-part Future Auckland series we aim to stimulate…

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
Oxford-bound teen's success bittersweet

Teenager who took a year off school to nurse gravely ill mother makes it into Oxford University. But…

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Primary Education

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

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