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Think tank to develop Māori education initiatives

Māori experts will meet today in Wellington to help realise the potential for two Māori education initiatives.

Top uni library cuts 45 jobs, more to come

Another 45 jobs being cut at Auckland University are "just the tip of the iceberg" to come, the Tertiary Education Union says.

More than 700 Board chairs sign letter calling for a fair deal for principals

NZEI Te Riu Roa organised the letter to Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Secretary for Education Iona Holsted, to show the strong levels of community support for principals. President Lynda Stuart said principals deserved an offer that...

Teachers welcome Labour’s $4m plan for education

Labour’s education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says these priorities will drive positive change across the sector, from raising the quality of education from early childhood education right through to adult learning. “We can’t ignore the under-investment...

Watches banned from this year’s NCEA exams

By: Zoe Hunter Students will not be allowed to wear watches into their NCEA exams this year to prevent cheating. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority has banned watches from the examination room because some digital watches...

University limits face-to-face teaching to prevent spread of virus

Massey University is limiting face-to-face teaching as the Covid-19 outbreak worsens. Classes are to be moved online, where possible, in an effort to reduce the number of people on campus, a statement sent to students...

More action needed on balance between student well-being and learning: NZCER

A recent survey canvassing primary and intermediate schools demonstrates that the message is getting through: student well-being, behaviour, and learning are closely linked.

Parents who speak out on social media ‘not welcome’ says school

An Auckland school that made two of its pupils apologise to the Warriors for allegedly asking visiting players about the team's poor performance has threatened to ban parents who "undermine" the school on social media.

Waikato University lecturer under fire after prayer comment

A university lecturer is under fire after implying employers should not hire Muslim workers because they stop to pray five times a day.

Calls to prioritise workplace literacy

Calls for the Government to prioritise adult literacy have resonated with many sectors says REBEKAH FRASER.
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