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Rotorua Boys’ High bags Supreme Award at PM’s Education Awards

Rotorua Boys’ High School in the Bay of Plenty region emerged as the biggest winner of the night at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards ceremony held in Parliament, as it took home the...

Dilworth School seeks benefactor to start girls’ school

New Zealand's wealthiest school, Dilworth, is looking for a new benefactor to open a school for girls.

PPTA announces another date for possible secondary school teachers strike

Secondary teachers have set a date for national action if negotiations on pay aren't resolved.

Grammar Zone warning: huge growth forecast for schools

Sought-after schools will turbo-charge housing intensification in parts of Auckland with the school-age population in the "Double Grammar Zone" to boom by at least 5000, according to a new report.

Student spotlight: Maori Scholarship winner awarded Dux

Year 13 student Carym Wharerau enjoyed great success in his final year of school at Okaihau School.

$9m revamp on cards for Porirua’s Mana College

News of a $9 million revamp for Porirua's Mana College is well-received.

Proposal for tighter school zoning throws student funding in doubt

High school teachers propose paying schools only for students living within their zones - a move that would axe funding for more than half of all current students at six Auckland secondary schools.

Jacinda Ardern promises $2000 award for best students in vocational courses

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says her Government will set up a new $2000 award for the best student in vocational courses in each state secondary school.

School of the Week: Mount Maunganui College

In a first of a weekly series profiling our local schools, Bay of Plenty Times reporter Zoe Hunter takes a look at Mount Maunganui College's values, achievements and community involvement.

Opinion: why did so many students fail UE last year and what needs to...

Chris Whelan, Executive Director, Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara discusses why so many students failed University Entrance (UE) in light of the new UE requirements.

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