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Monday, April 12, 2021

‘Mum, seamstress, counsellor’: A teacher talks about her day

Alex Le Long is proud of her work and those she has taught, but says one of the biggest demands in her career is pastoral care - emotional support.

Loans and allowances: what can you get?

StudyLink is an essential resource for any student about to embark on their tertiary course for the first time. 

Blog: How to pick your subjects

It’s coming up to that time of year again – picking your subjects for next year. Blogger Kate Morris provides some tips.

Former students, parents angry after Government scraps unpaid NCEA fees

Former students and parents have reacted angrily after the Government announced on Wednesday that all unpaid NCEA fees would be wiped.

Work backwards! Choosing the degree course that’s right for you

Choosing a course of study keeps many students up at night, but it’s not as scary as you might think.

‘It’s a no brainer’: Kiwis support widespread ban on phones in schools

New Zealanders would like to see phones banned from classrooms across the country – and even students agree.

No school for Year 9 students today despite teacher pay talks this Thursday

Teachers are turning up the heat on the Government today by refusing to teach Year 9 students.

Budget 2019: Vocational education reforms and new School Leavers’ Toolkit

Budget 2019 sees $197 million reforming Vocational Education and provides $3.5 million for a School Leavers’ Toolkit.

Why you should have a job while studying

School leavers preparing for tertiary study next year should also start looking for part-time work or volunteer opportunities to boost their employment prospects after graduation.

‘I thought I’d give it a go’: former Karamu High student awarded Harvard University...

Former Karamu High School student Chantel Slade has been accepted into Harvard University after applying for a psychology scholarship.


The Privacy Act 2020 was passed by Parliament on 26 June...

Notifiable privacy breaches The main thing to consider is that the legal requirements of responding to a privacy breach are changing. The new Act will...