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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Teachers want more training to deal with violent situations

The country's largest education union wants to see more training for teachers dealing with increasingly violent situations.

Parents, students rally in Auckland to support NZ charter schools

The heavy downpour didn't stop about 150 parents, students and supporters from turning up at Britomart for a march to support the retention of charter schools.

Victoria University to become University of Wellington

Great cities have great universities that share that name" says Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Guilford, who welcomes the change for Victoria University of Wellington to become University of Wellington.

Unions dismayed at new charter schools

Two new charter schools have been approved for Māori students in Rotorua and Taupo, to the dismay of teacher unions. The Rotorua school, Te Rangihakahaka Centre for Science and Technology, will combine a science and...

NZ tech company launches online signature book for overseas graduates

Social isolation during Covid-19 didn’t stop a Rotorua tech company from connecting thousands of graduating students worldwide.

Hipkins to hear last-ditch $47m bid to save Hato Petera College

Education Minister Chris Hipkins will hear a $47 million last-ditch bid to save Hato Petera College this week.

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, just two days before talks with Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

Why I will be striking on Wednesday

Deputy Principal and Special Education Needs Coordinator at Karori West Normal School Janice Jones says New Zealand children deserve teachers who aren’t exhausted and on the edge of burn out.

Kiwi students physically restrained

Kiwi school kids have been physically restrained during school time on 423 occasions in the past three months.

Education Ministry owns up: ‘We gave the wrong answer on special needs students’

The Ministry of Education has proved that students are not the only ones who make mistakes - the ministry itself has owned up to giving a wrong answer to Parliament.


Tertiary education institutions are feeling the pressure to accelerate their digital...

The pandemic forced many tertiary education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to speed up their ongoing digital transformation efforts.