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School may build houses to stop teachers fleeing Auckland’s high housing costs

Auckland's biggest school is investigating building houses for its teachers in a desperate move to stop teachers leaving the city because of sky-high house prices.

Girls’ college principal Pauline Cowens resigns

Tauranga Girls College principal Pauline Cowens has resigned.

Auckland kids set to wrest world record from UK schoolchildren

The world record for the biggest human image of a bike was set just last week in England - but a group of children in West Auckland plan to claim that record for their own.

New schools for Orewa, Mt Roskill, Manurewa, Drury, Pukekohe

Auckland will get three new primary schools and two new campuses combining four existing schools in the latest moves to cope with growing population pressures.

Limit screen time and avoid baby walkers: New guidelines for preschoolers

Reconsider that baby walker and discourage all screen time for under-2s - that's the advice in the first official guidelines for how active preschoolers should be.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Science a sore point in the Bay of Plenty

Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.

Internet access is boosting Kiwi children’s learning – but many parents are missing out

By: Simon Collins  A new survey has found that Kiwi kids are learning online at school, often from their first year at primary school - but many parents are missing out on the action. The vast...

Principals welcome compulsory te reo in schools

Principals are welcoming a proposal from the Greens for Te Reo - an official New Zealand language - to be taught in all our schools.

New chief executive for EDUCANZ

Dr Graham Stoop has been appointed chief executive of the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (EDUCANZ). He will take up the position on 9 November.

EDUCANZ members announced

Education Minister Hekia Parata’s announcement yesterday of the members of the new teacher professional body, the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (EDUCANZ) has angered teacher unions.

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