Students “groan” at having to learn New Zealand history and some teachers are feeling pressured to “quieten down” the amount taught in high schools.
A paper published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today has highlighted gaps in what medical students are being taught about sexuality and gender issues.
St Peter’s College students Anna Skiffington and Charlie Mollard won the WorldSkills robotics competition in Sydney.
The largest number of students enrolled solely in New Zealand’s largest school – Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura), formerly known as The Correspondence School – are in the senior years.
A beautiful New Zealand-made interactive animation for children is being praised online for the way it fosters attitudes of kindness and promotes anti-bullying.
The average weight of children up to the age of 14 was 35.7kg in 2017, up from 33.9kg in 2011, Healthy Auckland Together data showed.
The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff.
NZEI Te Riu Roa: Teachers across the country are celebrating the scrapping of National Standards and are excited about the freedom to explore teaching practices and content that will genuinely meet every child’s needs, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart told the Education and Workforce Select Committee today.
ACT Leader David Seymour has today challenged members of the Education and Workforce Committee to visit a charter school in their area before they decide to close them down.
Students have told MPs that they have an opportunity to turn the tide on previous laws which have stifled the student voice in tertiary education. This comes as Parliament debates the Education Amendment Bill, which proposes the restoration of one staff and one student seat on tertiary education institution (TEI) councils.
CORE Education: The legend of Māui and his kuia Mahuika discovering the source of fire, is being used to inspire teachers and kaiako to be ready to implement the new digital technologies content in to their school curricula.
Editorial / Opinion
The Auckland economic development agency, Ateed, has issued a report on the city’s prosperity that was greeted with a headline “Two Aucklands”, one experiencing strong economic growth, the other struggling to provide the necessities of life.
Gisborne Herald: Nearly 30 years ago New Zealand introduced the Tomorrow’s Schools education reform that set schools up in competition with each other. It is now under review, and in the meantime many of the 52 schools in Tairawhiti, teaching 9000 of our children, have been starting to collaborate together and with others in the community to help raise the bar for educational achievement and employment outcomes.