NZ Education News

Is it fair to rank every subject equally?

Student blames 'difficult' subjects after missing out on dux

He claims the winner took easier subjects like drama and media studies.

"If you're a student in Invercargill, you'll be sitting pretty next year."

Invercargill's Southern Institute of Technology offers free accommodation

"If you're a student in Invercargill, you'll be sitting pretty next year."

Education

Teacher's registration cancelled after inappropriate relationship

"I think you're an amazing person and want to show you that," he told the girl.

Phoebe Cowdell-Murray (left) filming tandem skydivers, a popular activity for tourists in New Zealand.

Skydiver hits back at National's criticism of free fees policy

National asked why taxpayers should fund people to study golf, homeopathy and skydiving.

Best Pacific Institute in New Lynn.

Students in limbo after training provider's closure

Meetings are being held for 1200 Auckland students affected by the closure of Best Pacific Institute of Education.

Tradie lady

Report questions the value of a degree

An organisation which represents training organisations says the report showing the benefits of not going to uni.

The book was banned for six weeks in 2015.

Books like Into the River won't get banned anymore

A law change will help avoid a repetition of the banning of Ted Dawe's novel.

A portion of the video Ms Ganaha showed her class.

Southland teacher struck off after showing masturbation video to class

She also texted male students and invited them to her house.

Experts back raising the age of school entry.

Seven: The best age for starting school?

Forget waiting until your kids are five - experts say seven is the best age to start formal education.

Cyber-security

Why the GCSB wants more women cyber-spies

The GSCB has awarded scholarships to lure females into the intelligence business.

"NCEA students need to stop whining and crying," they say.

'Stop whining' - Students mock NCEA maths complainers

They need to stop "crying and complaining" and study instead, they say.

The level one test led to students walking out in tears.

Maths teachers call level one exam a 'disaster'

The test led to students walking out in tears.

Secondary school students were left bewildered by this year's maths exam.

Maths students stunned by NCEA exam disaster

Teachers are protesting after even the brightest pupils struggled.

Sacred Heart Girls' College in Hamilton.

Fire rips through Hamilton high school

It's believed fireworks may to be blame.

A teacher has been censured for picking a child up by the waist.

Teachers could get more powers to physically control students

A teacher has been censured for picking a child up by the waist.

Exams - stressful.

Stressed by exams? Lay off the Red Bull

If you're feeling stressed with exams looming, don't worry - you're meant to be, according to one expert.

A new report has revealed teachers and principals are working long hours.

Educational Institute wants end to excessive teaching hours

President Lynda Stuart says teachers are burning out under the pressure.

CEO Nick Hyde says he hopes the Crown will honour its new contract.

Charter school faces uncertain future under Labour

Vanguard Military School CEO Nick Hyde says he hopes the Crown will honour its new contract.

Education consultant Vinay Hari.

Indian students discouraged from NZ education

Agents are now promoting other destinations amid an immigration crackdown.

Lucy Jessup.

NZ Spelling Bee winner far from 'pusillanimous'

Lucy Jessep won with the word 'pusillanimous' - lacking courage and resolution