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Wiki o te reo Māori taken to heart
Wiki o te reo Māori taken to heart

Rnui kaumtua Hori (George) Winikerei Taua never thought he would see the day when Maori and English words took equal places…

Pupils are the stars in new digital book

Children from a Māori immersion class in Pukekohe are the stars of a new digital book released by Auckland Transport…

Parents warned to restrict screen time

A study by Curtin University in Australia has found that children are spending increasingly dangerous periods of time in…

Police investigating 'stranger danger' complaint

Police are investigating a complaint against a member of the public who gave a child a ride home in a van.

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Watch: Flying fox 'point of view' video Watch: Flying fox 'point of view'

Canterbury dairy farmer Harry Meijer wakes up, dons…

WeatherWatch: (July 29) August looking unsettled video WeatherWatch: (July 29) August looking unsettled

August kicks off this weekend and it is looking typically…

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Editorial: Te reo Maori deserves to be celebrated
Editorial: Te reo Maori deserves to be celebrated

Te reo Maori it is primarily an oral language and has survived long enough now to suggest it will not be lost. But imagine…

200 more classrooms for Auckland schools
200 more classrooms for Auckland schools

The Government is promising 239 new classrooms for Auckland schools over the next 18 months as many reach capacity.

Herald on Sunday editorial: Schools rising to the digital challenge
Herald on Sunday editorial: Schools rising to the digital challenge

Children today can be familiar with computers by the time they learn to walk. They quickly understand how to manipulate…

Primary schools get media savvy
Primary schools get media savvy

Primary school principals are being urged to pay for one-stop media training to prepare for crisis situations.

Education

Troubled charter school to stay open
Troubled charter school to stay open

The decision to keep a failing charter school open was based on data that showed the children had virtually…

Pasifika, Maori, boys lagging behind

Inequality reigns across primary school children's reported ability to learn to read, write and do maths, national data…

Charter school closure decision due

Minister of Education Hekia Parata will address media in Auckland and end months of uncertainty for the school and its students…

Warnings about 'takeaways' school ignored

Education officials warned their minister at least three times that a charter school trust - now accused of bribing kids…

School rejects KFC bribe claims
School rejects KFC bribe claims

The school under fire for bribing its kids with takeaways says it never served fried chicken - only…

Students drive record migration

A net inflow of 3000 migrants in June pushed the annual net gain to 58,300 - the 11th straight month it has hit a new record…

Stuart Middleton: PPTA advice comes at the expense of students

The New Zealand Herald is right to call for more enrolments in trades academies . Yet to protect teacher management jobs…

Manukau gets a boost of academic mana

The first task when AUT moved into its new premises in Manukau, South Auckland, was to pull down a wire barrier surrounding…

Government under fire for charter school 'rort'

The government is being criticised for awarding a charter school a contract before ensuring it had somewhere to teach its…

Families face split by schools
Families face split by schools

Siblings are likely to end up at separate primary schools as strict new school zones come into force…

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Primary Education

Murray Britt & Kay Irwin: Returning to rote learning 'condemns future to failure'
Murray Britt & Kay Irwin: Returning to rote learning 'condemns future to failure'

Children learn to use strategies to build a wide repertoire of mathematical knowledge, write Murray Britt and Kay Irwin.

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