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Principals concerned pay rates not attracting secondary teachers

New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council chair James Morris discusses the elephant in the room – how pay is affecting New Zealand's secondary teacher shortage.

Huge subject gaps in NCEA pass rates stun teachers

Language students are almost five times as likely as home sciences to achieve excellence.

College students raise funds for Pacific healthcare provider 

In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus.

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...

Students’ international STEM project brings global citizenship to life

In 2018, four students from the Accelerator STEM Programme at Ormiston Junior College travelled to Honolulu, Hawai’i as part of a project investigating ancient Hawaiian fish ponds called Loko’Ea, which are simple yet highly...

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.

Mt Albert Grammar School’s state-of-the-art agriculture centre hopes to attract urban students

The state-of-the-art centre will bridge a gap between urban and rural communities and provide a more forward looking facility for students and the community.

Finding the Tarawera Way

Tarawera High School principal Helen Tuhoro shares with JUDE BARBACK the remarkable story of how the school’s transformation is turning things around for the students and whānau of Kawerau.

NCEA pass rate targets: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

DR JOHN BOEREBOOM says the increasing pass rates are masking concerns around the quality of the mix of achievement standards taken by different students to achieve NCEA.

Promoting positive online experiences

Today at St Patrick’s Silverstream, 40 students from four Wellington high schools will join the first  Online Advocates workshop, part of a student-led programme from Facebook, Instagram and Sticks ‘n’ Stones to promote positive...

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