NZ Education News

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Teachers come up with a plan for Auckland

They say it will stop the teacher shortage in the city


Auckland high school students filmed abusing Chinese pupils

A student was repeatedly punched and told to go home to "Ching Chong-landia".

Neftalie Williams is studying a PhD in skateboarding at Waikato University.

Meet the skateboarding diplomat inspiring kids to get educated

Neftalie Williams is currently studying a PhD in skateboarding at Waikato University.


NZ needs to 'up its game' in uni rankings

The University of Auckland has fallen to place 192 - the lowest ranking to date.

Wooden toys block arranging as a house, learning development concept.

Invercargill toddler allegedly abused by four-year-old at kindergarten

"My poor boy was violated... where our children should feel safe and looked after."

Patricia Webster taught at Kuranui College for 12 years.

Wairarapa teacher struck off after labelling students 'w*nkers', 'sl*ts'

She is also alleged to have called her students "pricks", "d*cks", and told them to "shut the f**k up".


Teacher shortage at 'crisis level'

A survey shows more half of high-school principals have teachers working outside their qualification.

Wolf and the West family are being blamed for giving West Auckland a bad name.

Westside driving students away - West Auckland schools

Principals say the show is giving West Auckland schools a bad name.


Australian uni fees discriminating against Kiwis

The Australian govt's proposal to get rid of subsidies for Kiwis could triple fees.

Jeanne Denham

Lawyer guilty of misconduct after trying to destroy husband's career

Jeanne Denham worked with the Whale Oil blog to try and bring down the then-principal of Kristin School.

Former Minister of Education Hekia Parata

Ministry of Education apology welcomed

Canterbury Primary Principals' Association welcomes the Ministry of Education's apology for how they dealt with school closures following the 2011 earthquakes.

Little Kiwi and the Dinosaur

Books on the menu at McDonald's

Kiwi kids are lovin' it, if 'it' is books.

Matamata Intermediate students visit a retirement home to play games and entertain the residents.

Thousands of kids join new volunteer force

Volunteering in New Zealand is in a healthy state, it appears.


How to unmake a bully

Classrooms in Wellington have been turned into film studios in a bid to stop bullying.


Kiwi teacher's registration suspended after oral sex with student

The teacher was drunk when she propositioned a year 13 student.

Lynn Abraham in court.

Childcare worker sentenced to five months home detention

Lynn Abraham was found guilty on ten charges of assault.

Peace sign

Kids celebrate NZ's nuclear-free status

Peace Week runs from August 7 to 11, and comes after the UN voted to restrict nuclear proliferation.

Waterview Connection.

Traffic honeymoon over as schools reopen

The Waterview Connection tunnel will have its first big test on Monday morning.

Watch Principal Tim O'Connor on The AM Show.

'We had a duty' - top school introduces compulsory Te Reo

The prestigious Auckland school decided on Te Reo over Mandarin.

The aim is to give young Kiwis a head-start.

The Warehouse gives young Kiwis head-start

The company is helping prepare the next generation for the workforce.