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Over half of NZ children will have an ‘adverse childhood experience’ before starting school

New research provides insights about children at risk of adverse childhood experiences, such as parental separation, depression or incarceration.

Inequality of educational outcomes due to family background not school quality

Research released today reveals there are no significant differences in school performance between schools of different deciles.

Principals driven out of job to save their health

New research shows some worrying trends when it comes to the health and wellbeing of school leaders.

Could robots in schools help students with special educational needs?

A robot is being trialled in Australia to help children with special educational needs. But what do New Zealand schools think of the idea? Jody Hopkinson finds out.

Careers advice lacking necessary focus on Asia

New Zealand employers will increasingly need staff who have Asia-related skills and knowledge, but new research shows most young people aren’t receiving career advice about Asia.

Young New Zealanders and porn – the real story

A new survey released today has revealed worrying new trends about Kiwi teens and their exposure to pornography and how this is affecting their lives.

Preschoolers creating music and art on tablets before they can write

Kiwi preschoolers are creating music and art on touchscreen tablets well before they can write, a new study has found.

Students who die early 100 times more likely to have been expelled from school...

A three-part series starting today investigates how our schools are struggling to cope with kids who are "wired differently". The effects of education failure can be lifelong - and even fatal.

Unicef ranks NZ education among world’s most unequal for boys and girls

A Unicef study has found that New Zealand's education system is one of the most unequal in the world - especially between boys and girls.

Teacher aides, trainees earn less than minimum wage, NZEI survey says

Some teacher aides and trainee teachers in early childhood centres are being paid less than the minimum wage, a survey has found.
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