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Students release vocational education wishlist

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association have released their Reform of Vocational Education wishlist, spelling out what is required for the RoVE announcement to be seen as a success in the eyes of...

On-the-job teacher training gets a boost

On-the-job teacher training has been given a boost, as the Government looks for ways to increase teacher numbers.Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced a new programme will offer 240 trainee teachers the chance to earn...

Children reaping benefits of play-based learning at school

Learning through play is an integral part of child development and many schools have adopted it into their curriculum. Play-based learning is a pedagogical approach where play is a valued method of learning, different types...

Late birthday boosts high-school achievement – study

Children born in the later half of each year have a better chance of doing well at high school years later, a new study suggests. A prize-winning study by University of Canterbury economists Asaad Ali...

Kindy teachers’ union to vote on new $75m pay offer

Kindergarten teachers have been offered pay parity with school teachers after four days negotiating with the Ministry of Education. The new pay offer would also see union members get a one-off lump sum of $1500. Under...

Nearly 150,000 given NCEA credits in fee wipe

Nearly 150,000 students who have had school credits held back for years over unpaid NCEA fees have been handed over their grades. The Government on Wednesday moved to award qualifications to former pupils, some who...

Childcare fees may rise as relief teachers’ pay soars above $45 an hour in...

Childcare companies warn that they may have to raise fees to cover wage costs which have soared above $45 an hour for relief teachers in Auckland, as a desperate teacher shortage bites. Four early childhood...

School choice set to tighten as population squeezes school rolls

School choice is set to tighten across Auckland as new housing developments force more schools to close their doors against out-of-zone families. A National Education Growth Plan unveiled yesterday says enrolment schemes will be required...

Young international students bypass NZ

Young foreign students looking for somewhere to study are mostly giving New Zealand a miss, a new survey has found. The global survey of 77,000 would-be international students by Melbourne-based QS Enrolment Solutions has found that the...

Out of the mouths of babes

In a world first, a group of national and international researchers, gathered by Professor Janet Gaffney at the University of Auckland, has begun a collaboration they hope will add significant research to the crucial...
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