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OECD report confirms need for 100% qualified teachers in ECE

The latest OECD report on early childhood education (ECE) underlines the case for 100 per cent qualified teachers, and casts the government’s repeated failure to restore funding for teaching staff in a poor light, says...

Far North intermediate school uses ‘forbidden’ name linked to child tragedy

A Far North school is under fire for naming a classroom after a tragedy in which multiple children died.

Writing gap between girls and boys widens to new record

Huge gaps between boys and girls, and among New Zealand's main ethnic groups, show no sign of closing in the latest data on primary school literacy and numeracy.

Charter schools upset by prospect of govt cancelling contracts

A number of charter schools are upset at the prospect of their contracts being cancelled.

Quest to become the “best place in the world to be a child”

Educators and social services agencies were among those to praise the Prime Minister’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill, while others were critical about the focus on targets over action.

Sharp criticism for National Standards Plus

Teacher unions believe National Standards Plus is a step in the wrong direction for New Zealand education.

Education, environment and equality hot topics for young Kiwis

The environment, education and equality are what concern young Kiwis the most, according to a new survey designed to inform the programme for this year’s Festival for the Future. New Zealand’s biggest festival for young...

Twelve students to vie for Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Premier Award

Friday September 8 is a big day for this year's twelve finalists of the Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards, a presentation competition designed to showcase some of New Zealand's future STEM leaders. 

There are now more apprentices than university students in NZ

On Monday the Industry Training Federation (ITF) announced the 'Got a trade? Got it made!' campaign, intended to reach out to young people with the message that there's more than one way to launch a career. 

Rotorua student’s passion for Chinese culture pays off with national award

A Rotorua Boys' High School student's passion for learning Chinese has brought him national recognition.
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