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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Scots College opens doors to senior girls from 2020

Girls are now welcome at a prestigious Wellington boys' school.

Local scholarships will honour Beverly Anaru

Late Te Arawa educator Beverly Anaru will be honoured again this year at the presentation ceremony for the Beverley Anaru Memorial Scholarships.

Dr Sarah Alexander: Where did the 20 free hours of early childhood education go?

"All 3, 4 and 5-year-olds can get free early childhood education for up to 6 hours a day, up to 20 hours a week" – this is what is stated on the NZ Government's website. But 20 hours of early childhood education is not fees-free for all eligible children.

Education provider’s data breached Act

An Auckland tertiary education provider in liquidation has been found to have breached the Education Act and funding conditions by under-delivering on its training promises.

The end of NCEA as we know it?

The Government’s review of NCEA is set to address the impact of over-assessment on students and teachers.

Language no barrier for some schools

Kawerau's Tarawera High School will be offering Mandarin as a subject choice for the third year in 2018.

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.
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