NZ Education News


Flaxmere College in Hastings recognised for excellent education

The school's principal Louise Anaru spoke to The AM Show.

The Kids' Lit Quiz tests the literary knowledge of young people from all over the world.

Battle of the bookworms

Kiwi school kids flexed their literary muscle at The Kids Lit Quiz.

For the first time in 24 years, primary school teachers and principals will strike after rejecting the Government's latest pay offer.

Teaching not an attractive career path anymore

There are 40 percent fewer people entering teacher training in NZ.

A classroom.

Striking teachers say pay rise offered is not enough

"Overwhelmingly there was a feeling that it fell well short of what's needed to value teachers."


Top 10 student loan borrowers owe more than $370k each

The delinquent debtors have all left the country.


Online trolls turn mischief-making into money

Companies are paying internet "trolls" to answer back to customers in a way they can't.

Tables and chairs in a college classroom

High school Samoan language relief teachers 'more like babysitters', student says

The school is accused of not staffing its Samoan language class appropriately.

The decision comes after months of protests from students and staff that piqued with an April rally attended by more than 1000 people.

Auckland Uni confirms library closures despite huge protests

Frustrated students and staff say the move is "short-sighted cost-cutting".

The Secular Education Network says it hsa compiled 772 pages of evidence.

Bible in Schools battle on fast-track to the High Court

The Human Rights Commission says the Secular Education Network's case needs to be heard urgently.

A significant number of Maori and Pasifika school leaders have experienced discrimination.

Maori and Pasifika teachers experiencing discrimination

The Ministry of Education says they need to address the issue

Garin College music teacher Kyle Proffit taught a number of high profile Kiwi musicians.

Revealed: New Zealand’s most influential teachers

"I don't think I'd be sitting here if it wasn't for him."

The top 10 universities in the world are unchanged since last year, but in a different order.

Funding cuts see NZ universities slide down world rankings

Six have plummeted downwards, but two managed to buck the trend.

The haul included 31 iPads.

Schools' stolen iPads found by police

They said it's a reminder to have good security features.

NCEA is under recommendation to change it's approach.

NCEA review a chance to 'actually focus on learning'

Recommendations have been made to improve the national education system.

Jacinda Ardern - in the flesh.

Jacinda Ardern beams into Auckland for Techweek launch

She'll be the first world leader to undertake an official engagement as a hologram.

He gave a student money to buy "the most beautiful lingerie for a truly loving girl".

Teacher's registration cancelled over porn, inappropriate relationships

He gave a student money to buy "the most beautiful lingerie for a truly loving girl".

Whetu Cormick speaks to the AM Show.

Teachers still need more money - Principals' Federation

"We're just not going to have the teachers in front of our kids in 10 years' time."

Lorenzo Miranda suffered fatal head injuries in November last year.

Palmerston North preschool responds following toddler's death

Lorenzo Miranda died from a brain bleed after a suspected fall.

Beaudene Wi and Ricardo Miranda say their son was found distressed and to have suffered a suspected brain bleed.

Distraught family demands answers over toddler's death

His mother said when they left the preschool "He was a horrible green colour".

Watch: Massey High principal Glen Denham defends teaching kids drug-use safety.

Are we really teaching kids how to do P?

The booklet given to Massey High School students offered advice for meth users.