Monday 9 October

Teachers fight to fix education system

Next year, New Zealand’s teachers intend to break nine years of school underfunding through collective contract negotiations with the Government. Under-resourcing is so severe, that both major teachers’ unions have already committed to industrial action – six months out from the bargaining table…

New technology aiding parents and toddlers to communicate

A new speech recording device is helping bridge the gap between how children from rich and poor homes learn to speak…

Lack of financial support and tertiary enrolment decline

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) says that financial support is failing to meet the rising costs of being a student, amid tertiary enrolments reaching its lowest point in more than a decade…

Hamilton ECE Wins Gold in the Best Design Awards

A Hamilton early childhood centre has won a gold medal in a prestigious national design awards at the weekend.