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NCEA results today – but is this the end of NCEA as we know...

About 140,000 school students will find out today how well they have done in New Zealand's annual examination ritual - a rite of progress that may look completely different by the end of next year.

NCEA results out tomorrow – but you’ll have to guess the time

NCEA results are out tomorrow - but exam authorities won't say exactly what time results will be online in case everyone tries to look at the same time.

Pacific preschools ‘set back 30 years’ by tough English-language tests

Pacific-language preschools say they have been set back 30 years by tough new English language tests that have forced the closure of all dedicated Pacific preschool teaching courses.

Monolingual no more: Kiwi kids take up diverse languages

Hindi is to be taught at Papatoetoe High School by teacher Aneeta Bidesi.

Asian kids in Aotearoa: The challenges they face

A new report by the Asia New Zealand Foundation finds maintaining cultural knowledge and language skills is a challenge for the growing number of under-five Asian children in New Zealand.

Tertiary institutes gear up for fees-free enrolments

Tertiary institutions are gearing up for the first year of fees-free education as the new government policy comes into play this year.

Student spotlight: Maori Scholarship winner awarded Dux

Year 13 student Carym Wharerau enjoyed great success in his final year of school at Okaihau School.

Bullied boy now ‘walking on air’

An autistic boy who was bullied repeatedly at a Pakuranga school is now "walking on air" after the Ministry of Education acted swiftly today to find him a new school.

Growing BIG at kindy

A love of gardening has taken root in more than 220 kindergartens nationwide, thanks to the Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project.

Student loan debtor arrested at border, more warrants sought

The Government is being urged not to scrap a hardline student loan debt arrest policy, following revelations of a fourth defaulter's arrest at the border.
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