Language students are almost five times as likely as home sciences to achieve excellence.
The Ministry of Education says it will look closely at the New Zealand Initiative's suggestion of weighing NCEA credits, rather than simply counting credits, in order to effectively measure student and school performance.
New Zealand universities would benefit from more collaboration on joint research initiatives with overseas universities, a new report has found.
Student numbers have jumped at three regional polytechnics - but the Government's fees-free policy appears to have had no impact on universities, wānanga or apprenticeships.
A new Youth Work apprenticeship programme provides another career pathway for school leavers.
NCEA should raise the bar for some but keep its benefits for other.
The Opposition has criticised the Education Minister’s decision to remove competitive funding from non-degree study, saying it will exacerbate the challenges faced by our polytech sector.
A scholarship scheme offering a small number of places at private schools has been axed by the government, drawing mixed reactions from the education sector.
Early childhood education (ECE) matters.