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Lecturer juggles work and passion
Lecturer juggles work and passion

A lecturer who's a self-confessed circus aficionado has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to keeping students…

School hires guards to deter riff-raff

An Auckland school has hired two security guards to ward off undesirables during school hours.

'Earthquake baby' heads to school

Dianthe Barnard was born as the earth rolled and shook on 4 Sept 2010, but the girl's first day of school is less likely…

'LOL generation' most annoyed by bad grammar

It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com…

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All Blacks: Hansen '41 doesn't fit into 31' video All Blacks: Hansen '41 doesn't fit into 31'

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen names his squad for…

Raw: Zoo announces birth of snow leopard cubs video Raw: Zoo announces birth of snow leopard cubs

The Chicago Zoological Society on Friday announced…

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Diana Clement: Rich learning starts at school
Diana Clement: Rich learning starts at school

If you think education is "going to the dogs" then you really ought to get down to a local school and take a look at how…

School heads nervous over safety
School heads nervous over safety

Contentious health and safety changes have passed - and school principals remain worried they could face "draconian" punishment…

Watch: Schoolboy's original waiata
Watch: Schoolboy's original waiata

A schoolboy who wrote and performed his own song has won the Supreme Award in a school competition honouring the 28th Māori…

Filmmakers defend same-sex doco
Filmmakers defend same-sex doco

The Australian filmmakers of Gayby Baby have defended their documentary about children from same-sex families following…

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Crimson Consulting flush with funds
Crimson Consulting flush with funds

Education consultancy founded by two New Zealand entrepreneurs raises more than $7m after reporting…

Exclusive: School sites being sold

Sites earmarked for Auckland schools have been sold off for almost $20 million in the past two years, with much of the land…

Counting the cost of going back to work

When nurse Sara Jones' paid parental leave ends eight weeks from now, she and husband Gareth face a serious dilemma.

Teacher offered sexual rewards

A teacher who had sex with a student on a number of occasions has admitted her actions were "totally unprofessional".

Teachers' union accuses government of encouraging 'credit farming' at high schools
Teachers' union accuses government of encouraging 'credit farming' at high schools

The secondary teachers' union is calling on government to abolish achievement targets and ban international…

Google job a win for the girls

Jojo Stewart has managed to edge out the boys in the male-dominated field of computer science.

Christopher Niesche: Plague of short-term thinking

Christopher Niesche writes: The jobs and education portal is a mature business in Australia so it has to look for growth…

300 applications for 20 positions

A controversial on-the-job teacher training programme has become so popular it is receiving 15 applicants for each available…

Teachers exposed in data leak

Teachers and principals have seemingly been exposed in the Ashley Madison hacking scandal.

A trinity of bids for Destiny Church
A trinity of bids for Destiny Church

Destiny Church will make a controversial fresh bid to open a charter school.

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Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers
Angry 5-yr-olds kick and bite teachers

Lack of support for special- and high-needs pupils was cited as the single biggest concern of 35 per cent of 104 principals…

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