National Standards is still one of the most contentious issues in primary education. The Labour Party have said that they’ll rescind National’s centrepiece education policy from the 2008 election should they find themselves in the big office after September 23 this year.
The Labour Party's latest election lolly is free tertiary education. They want to give students three "free" years of full-time study, with the first year becoming zero fees from next year.
It is Te Wiki o te reo Maori (Maori Language week) and just ten days until the general election. In light of the week’s theme Kia Ora te Reo Maori – Let the Maori Language live, we examine each of the political parties policy on te reo Maori.
In the final of Education Central's interview series about political parties' education policies, JUDE BARBACK talks to Education Minister Nikki Kaye about National's plans for education.
The ACT party has today announced a new youth justice policy that will see parents facing stronger consequences for their children’s truancy and offending including compulsory parenting classes and increased fines.
Choosing your preferred education policy this year comes down to how far you trust teachers.
Voters face a tough choice in this election between starkly different education priorities from our two main parties.