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Construction training linked to govt contracts plan welcomed

The construction industry’s training body says linking training to the chances of winning lucrative government building contracts will help boost the numbers in the workforce.

Teachers on rejected pay offer: ‘It’s difficult to focus on my teaching’

Teachers told RNZ News there was no single improvement that would make them accept the Education Ministry offers they have rejected.

NZEI says it’s ‘playing the long game’ in fight over claim

The national secretary of an education union has concluded its annual conference in Rotorua with a call to arms.



Creative and intelligent: Dyslexia shouldn’t be ignored

Kiwi kids are currently being let down and not having their educational needs met. Dyslexia is an enigmatic paradox that continues to confuse politicians, educators and civil servants alike.

Halls of residence can be unsafe environments for vulnerable students

Halls of residence can be a positive rite of passage for many students, but they are not therapeutic environments, write Annette Beautrais and Gerard Hoffman.