Primary teachers and principals will go on strike on August 15.
Tertiary education providers have welcomed a funding increase, and are pleased to hear that it is a starting point to help maintain the quality of tertiary education.
The number of people theoretically eligible for the Government's fees-free policy has dropped 26,000 from the 80,000 it touted when it launched the policy in December last year.
Two new online qualifications help provide a new pathway for aspiring sport and recreation leaders.
The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff.
Polytechs need to improve their training courses for the disadvantaged says Gus Gilmore.
Not enough New Zealand history is being taught in schools, MPs were told today by history teachers themselves.
On-the-job training provides a good alternative to university study for many and is helping to plug skill shortages in many sectors.