In the two weeks following the Christchurch attacks, New Zealand's eight universities ceased advertising through Facebook and other social media platforms to emphasise the need for more regulation and responsiveness.
Northland principal Pat Newman, who recently described child restraint rules as "barmy", will now help set the rules as a member of the Teaching Council.
A national teachers' strike which had been pencilled in for April 3 has been postponed because of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Two Bay of Plenty siblings are eager for other Kiwi kids to support them in demonstrating, with each different paper doll, that Aotearoa New Zealand is a place of diversity and acceptance. They want schools and families to send in their paper doll chains to form a single long, colourful chain representing harmony between cultures.
A plan for regional "hubs" to take powers from elected school boards of trustees faces a growing backlash, with two groups of schools uniting to fight it.
Nearly half of Kiwi students taking part in a nationwide in-school census believe that climate change "is an urgent problem that needs to be managed now".