NZ Education News

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

Tauranga Boys' College.

School reportedly told bullied boy to hide in library

Bullies who shot a fellow student with a BB gun have been allowed to return to Tauranga Boys' College.

Education

Schools snub Movember appeal

Organisers asked 178 schools to relax their facial hair rules, but they're not so keen.

Parents, neighbours, and kids all mucked in to get the pool back in business.

The tale of a Christchurch school pool's seven year wait

Parents, neighbours, and kids all mucked in to get the pool back in business.

Jacinda Ardern hopes trans-Tasman education access continues.

Ardern hopes trans-Tasman education access continues

The incoming NZ PM says if Australia restricts Kiwis from university, she may be forced to reciprocate.

Books and reflections on window

Wellington College celebrations gear up

About 1250 old boys are in Wellington for the 150th anniversary of Wellington College.

Teacher leading astronomy lesson at screen.

'Perfect storm' hits Auckland primary schools

The teacher shortage is described as the worst in 30 years.

A recent study shows two-thirds of Kiwi parents want social skills taught in the classroom.

Who should teach children social skills?

A recent study shows two-thirds of Kiwi parents want social skills taught in the classroom.

School kids

Parents want life skills taught at school

Two-thirds of NZ parents want life and social skills taught at school, a new study has found.

Education

Thieves steal emergency systems from Christchurch schools

Thieves have compromised the childrens' safety so they can have dance battles.

Education

University of Otago to cut 160 full-time-equivalent staff

The university is expected to save $14.9 million annually from the changes.

Christchurch, Police

Youths caught on camera stealing from Christchurch school

Photos of the group taking 20 outdoor speakers have been released by the school.

Flat Man with a supporter.

Flat Man wants to teach kids kindness

The Christchurch 'superhero' has been spreading kindness since the 2011 earthquakes struck.

Post Primary Teachers Association Auckland North executive member Austin Pageau.

Teachers union threatens strike action in 2018

Primary teachers and principals are fed up with their pay and workload.