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Can your children still get into the most popular local schools?

High schools in rich areas are so full they’re funding their own classrooms, while those in the poorest neighbourhoods are struggling for students.

What’s beneath rising NCEA pass rates?

NCEA pass rates have been rising, however changing types of assessment at different decile levels complicates this comparison.

Garden to Table Resources Available for Students

Tying in with ANZAC Day celebrations and remembrance, ‘Garden to Table’ has created multiple learning resources and activities for primary school-age children to discover how vegetables influenced New Zealand’s war effort and why. ‘Dig For...

Pact programme supports people to lead better lives

Pact’s Greymouth Community Support worker James Tainui helps support people to lead fulfilling lives in the community.

Whitecliffe Manukau: Finding your passion after high school

Delaney didn’t buy it The bright 19-year-old completed Art History, Classics, French, English and History in her last year of high school at Long Bay College – but couldn’t stand the idea of walking straight...

NCEA, Cambridge and IB secondary quals explained

The majority of New Zealand secondary schools offer NCEA as their qualification. The standards-based system was established in 2002, and is currently undergoing a revamp. Currently, students study a number of courses or subjects each...

New study of impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global education

IEA and UNESCO are launching a study with the European Commission to draw a more comprehensive picture of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global education.

Less than half of schools have robust sun hat policies in place to protect...

Despite schools being encouraged to implement sun protective hat wearing policy to reduce children’s future risk of skin cancer, less than half participating in a University of Otago study had robust policy in place.

Decile drift – How school roll ethnicities have changed

Herald figures show that many lower decile schools increasingly cater to Maori and Pasifika - with high decile schools seeing a big jump in Pakeha and Asian enrolments.

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