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Friday, February 23, 2018

The gender divide: men in ECE

KATE RUSSELL investigates why there are so few male early childhood education teachers in New Zealand.

Mid-life adults join teens in rush for free tertiary education

Mid-life adults are joining young school-leavers in a rush to take advantage of the new Government's policy of one year's free tertiary education.

Government fast-tracking its free tertiary education campaign promise

New tertiary education students wishing to have one year of free education are being encouraged to apply by December 16.

Emergency principals a godsend for schools

JUDE BARBACK looks at Emergency Staffing Scheme (ESS), a small but vital service provided to help desperate schools find a relief principal.

SpeedMeet connects young people with employers

SpeedMeet events "fantastic opportunity" for both young people and employers.

Opinion: Tim Fowler – be well informed before making your choices about tertiary education

Chief executive of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) TIM FOWLER says there's more to consider than just attending the open days.

Mini bus last hope for little Bay of Plenty school

Pukehina's once flourishing school is making a last throw of the dice to try and stave off closure.

In pursuit of the elusive and ubiquitous standard

Dr JOHN BOEREBOOM discusses why defining an educational standard is so problematic in both the primary and secondary schooling sectors.

Cheapest university fees hit $6000 a year

Student fees for the cheapest degrees at Auckland University will hit $6000 next year.

BUDGET 2017: Research funding welcomed; teaching & learning, industry training neglected

The sector has welcomed some targets of the tertiary education provision from this year's Budget but pointed out many gaps as well.

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