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Youth mental health service wait times unacceptable

The Counsellors Association is calling for an end to the ‘ambulance at the bottom of the cliff’ approach and a greater focus on early therapeutic intervention instead.

Struggling to learn: kids who learn differently struggle in schools

A three-part series starting today investigates why schools are struggling to cope with kids who are "wired differently". Tomorrow we report on the brain science of learning differences, and on Wednesday we ask how we could do better.

Students who die early 100 times more likely to have been expelled from school...

A three-part series starting today investigates how our schools are struggling to cope with kids who are "wired differently". The effects of education failure can be lifelong - and even fatal.

Kiwis recognise benefits of international education

A new survey shows Kiwis are increasingly accepting of international students and recognise the benefits they bring to the New Zealand economy. However, some lingering concerns remain about the impact of international education on infrastructure, housing and the job market.

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Minister moves to cut red tape in schools

Education Minister Chris Hipkins announces a “genuine and serious attempt to cut unnecessary red tape” in schools so teachers can get on with teaching and principals with leading.

“To say we are disappointed is an understatement”: Secondary teachers react to latest Govt...

Secondary teachers’ union PPTA says the Government’s latest offer does not go any way to solving the supply, retention and workload issues that are affecting the sector.

Govt’s $217m education package a ‘huge win’ but won’t stop strikes

Teachers are labelling the Government's $217 million education package as a huge win but say it's not enough to stop strike action.

International students inject $103m into Tauranga’s economy

International students have pumped $103 million into Tauranga's economy and supported 1167 jobs in just one year.

Sponsored: Otago launches new postgraduate programmes designed with and for teachers

University of Otago's new international postgraduate education programmes are aimed to help teachers build their careers and improve their professional practice.
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