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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New teacher trainees highest in four years

New teacher training enrolments have finally jumped significantly after almost halving in the buoyant job market in the first half of this decade.

Private girls’ schools dominate inaugural Crimson Education NZ school rankings

Private girls' schools dominate a new league table of New Zealand high schools produced by the tutoring company Crimson Education.

ITO applies for judicial review of ROVE consultation period

Skills Active Aotearoa is filing for a Judicial Review challenging the seven-week consultation period for the Reform of Vocational Education which the industry training organisation describes as "rushed and disrespectful".

Teachers are the Kiwi Heroes of new campaign

Mobile phone provider 2degrees is recognising the efforts of 47,000 teachers in New Zealand who dedicate their time to helping others in their community, with the launch of an exclusive new mobile plan.

More young people to get driver licences

Young people on youth benefits or in care will have the costs of getting a driver licence met.

Postgraduate students prepare to march on Parliament

Students will be marching on parliament tomorrow, calling on the Government to stay true to its commitment and restore the Postgraduate Student Allowance.

Government has no more money to offer schools, strikes looming

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government can't offer primary schools more funds.

More teacher strikes signalled after union rejects latest Govt offer

Teachers' union warns of "significant disruption" if a solution is not found.

University of Auckland tops world in sustainable development ‘impact’

The University of Auckland has topped the world in a new ranking of universities' "impact" on achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals.

NZQA abandons bid to put NCEA for non-literary subjects online by 2020

Exam authorities have abandoned attempts to put senior school exams online by next year for non-literary subjects such as maths, science and geography.


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Opinion: Peter Lyons – The downside of uber parenting

Peter Lyons says real resilience is shaped by real hardship, something that many parents of today try and circumvent for their children.


Sponsored: Forming habits of a lifetime – getting food right at...

Education Central asks the team at Heart Foundation’s Fuelled4life why it’s so important to get food right for children during their busy day at school and pre-school.