The University of Waikato is reassuring its Islamic community that it does not condone discrimination after one of its lecturers implied on social media that employers should not hire Muslims because they stop to pray five times a day.
A Rotorua principal is calling for more clarity around the use of physical restraint in schools, and the Ministry of Education says it is coming.
Social isolation during Covid-19 didn’t stop a Rotorua tech company from connecting thousands of graduating students worldwide.
Rebecca Olsen, a PhD student at Victoria University, is investigating whether vividly visualising a future desired outcome could help people get to their goals, and control the urge to hit the couch rather than work on their dreams.
The Ministry of Education has agreed to override zoning rules to help a child into a new school because he was bullied at his previous school, in what appears to be a breakthrough for other bullied children.
The example of Māori language immersion expertise in a new international study will help other programmes around the world lift their game, say University of Canterbury academics.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins says fees-free tertiary education and industry training will kick-off next year for some 80,000 students. However, National's tertiary education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith has "grave concerns" about the policy and its impact on tertiary education, apprenticeships, export education and the wider economy.
Prof Dawn Freshwater will be the first female Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland when she takes up the post next March.