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Kaye: Prime Minister needs to help resolve teacher strikes

National's education spokesperson Nikki Kaye has called for the Prime Minister and Finance Minister to step in and help Education Minister Chris Hipkins by providing "a circuit breaker" to resolve the teacher strikes.

Cat, horse, cow allergens found in primary school classrooms

Cats and farm animals are making their presence felt in classrooms, with allergens rubbing off children’s clothes and on to classroom carpets, researchers have found.

Working as one whānau for the success of Māori trainees

Careerforce te toi pūkenga, Access Community Health, Idea Services, and Oceania Healthcare recently celebrated the signing of Te Tiriti o te Whanaungatanga.

New drug trial in Auckland could make life easier for autistic children

Two new drugs being trialled in Auckland could help autistic youngsters focus better at school, interact with others more comfortably and hold down a job, researchers are hoping.

Beating bullying before it begins – addressing bullying in ECE

Bullying is a difficult topic to broach in early childhood settings, but experts agree it could be the opportune time to prevent bullying behaviours from developing. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

Writing the Treaty into our lives in one sentence

A remarkable turning point in the direction of New Zealand education was the inspiration for a recent PhD graduate's doctoral thesis.

School survey exposes gap in kids’ internet access at home

The survey found that at one in six of the poorest schools less than a quarter of kids have access to home internet.

Nine elements of a successful bullying prevention whole-school approach

Bullying Free NZ suggests an evidence-based whole-school approach to preventing bullying in schools.

Steps to a bullying-free school

Learning how to understand those who are different from oneself is at the heart of Te Awa School’s bullying prevention culture.

External exams in NCEA ‘a gigantic step backwards’, college says

A South Auckland school that will be forced to hold external exams for the first time says the latest changes to school assessment are "a gigantic step backwards".
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