Twitter is being used as a teaching tool at primary schools across the country but some parents are concerned about the appropriateness for children.
New rules that have required schools to report on more than 1000 incidents of physically restraining children since last August are undermining adult authority, the Family First lobby group says.
A series of six more detailed reports have been published following the release of Education Matters To Me, a study conducted jointly by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) which sought to examine how students feel about education in New Zealand.
After mounting pressure, food giant Nestlé has announced it will remove the 4.5 Health Star Rating it currently displays on MILO packaging.
Principal Ricardo Fox agrees with the findings of a new survey that shows principals are under a lot of pressure and struggle to find a good work-life balance. He talks to ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY about the realities of the job.
As a survey is released calling for action over New Zealand teachers’ workload, on the other side of the world US schools are contemplating arming their staff for protection. By Jude Barback.
International expert says New Zealand is lacking in community consultation when it comes to sexuality education. By REBEKAH FRASER.
The parents of a bullied autistic boy say the Ministry of Education needs to relax zoning rules for vulnerable children.
ROWAN EDWARDS says we urgently need to increase funding for mental health services at primary and intermediate schools.