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School makes food for local supermarket

Eleven and 12-year-old students at St George's in Whanganui are producing food for a local supermarket.

Girls mean business

Young people entering the workforce today are likely to have at least seven different careers during their working lives, and many of today's careers won't exist in 10 years.

Apprentice app makes learning on the job easier for all

Otago Polytechnic has modified an existing productivity app, designed to make life easier for apprentices, their employers, and polytechnic staff.

Headaches and eye strain hit almost half of Massey University students due to screen...

Almost half of students who had their eyes tested at Massey University are suffering headaches and vision problems - mainly due to looking at cellphones and computer screens for up to 12 hours a day.

School may build houses to stop teachers fleeing Auckland’s high housing costs

Auckland's biggest school is investigating building houses for its teachers in a desperate move to stop teachers leaving the city because of sky-high house prices.

Girls’ college principal Pauline Cowens resigns

Tauranga Girls College principal Pauline Cowens has resigned.

Auckland kids set to wrest world record from UK schoolchildren

The world record for the biggest human image of a bike was set just last week in England - but a group of children in West Auckland plan to claim that record for their own.

New schools for Orewa, Mt Roskill, Manurewa, Drury, Pukekohe

Auckland will get three new primary schools and two new campuses combining four existing schools in the latest moves to cope with growing population pressures.

Limit screen time and avoid baby walkers: New guidelines for preschoolers

Reconsider that baby walker and discourage all screen time for under-2s - that's the advice in the first official guidelines for how active preschoolers should be.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Science a sore point in the Bay of Plenty

Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.
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