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Government reverses rule allowing kids to start school at 4

Changes to school entry rules that allowed some 4-year-olds to start school will be reversed by the new Government.

Tertiary student numbers set to rise after weekly allowance increase

Tertiary student numbers could be set to rise, with new student benefits set to kick in from next year.

Blocking Aussies from free tertiary education detrimental to economy

A decision to bar some Australians from free study in New Zealand could be detrimental to the economy.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

JUDE BARBACK gets a glimpse at what the classroom of the future will look like at global education technology summit Bett Asia 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Minecraft in the classroom

Minecraft, the wildly popular computer game that is likened to playing with virtual Lego, has captivated the imaginations of children of all ages - and now it’s taking the education world by storm, discovers JUDE BARBACK.

Letting our kids run wild

'Bush schools' let children explore their creativity physically and intellectually.

Minister sets up youth advisory group

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has named 12 students for his Ministerial Youth Advisory Group.

Toi Ohomai gets $700k for Maori health research project

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has received $700,000 in National Science Challenge funding to research new designs for sustainable and affordable homes and identify how these contribute to health and wellbeing for Maori.

KidsCan announces new pilot to help Kiwi kids living in hardship

Kiwi kids living in severe hardship will benefit from health, hygiene, household and clothing items thanks to a new pilot programme announced by KidsCan today.

Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese to Tackle Schools Staff Wellbeing in 2018

Landmark mental health toolkit to be rolled out across half of NSW
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