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High school students call for life lessons, not just academic subjects

School students at an education summit are calling for schools that are more relevant to their lives - not just academic learning.

Half of early childhood teachers experiencing harm, new ChildForum report finds

Bites and scratches drawing blood, hearing loss due to excessive noise and staff taking antidepressants to cope is the reality for early childhood sector.

Opinion: Stuart McCutcheon – What’s really hurting our universities

Stuart McCutcheon says professors are missing the mark on what's hurting universities.

Warning against relying on Reading Recovery for struggling readers – ERO

Teachers are being warned not to rely on Reading Recovery for struggling young readers because it probably doesn't work, a new report says.

Kiwi students buck trends to gain entry to world’s top universities

Kiwi students gain entry into world's top universities in spite of record-low acceptance rates.

Ministry accused of ‘putting commercial interests first’

An early childhood advocacy group says the Ministry of Education is "putting commercial interests first" by delaying a report on complaints against early childhood services.

Early learning gets ready for shake-up

Details of the Early Learning Strategic Plan have been announced today by Education Minister Chris Hipkins and welcomed by the early childhood education (ECE) sector.

University of Canterbury sees pre-quake levels of enrolments

School leavers are flocking to the University of Canterbury in greater numbers than before the quakes.

Award-winning Indian students settle into New Zealand universities

A scholarship programme which aims to grow quality education linkages with India has seen a group of 35 students from India settle into their studies at New Zealand universities.

Evolve Education childcare chain launches cut-out guns for kids

One of New Zealand's biggest childcare chains is launching cutout guns and targets to teach gun safety rules to preschoolers.
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