NZ Education News

There were some creative picket signs at Wednesday's teachers' strike.

The best signs from the teachers' strike

The streets were filled with colourful references from Harry Potter to Jay-Z.

Watch: AUT's Dr Leon Benade speaks to The AM Show about problems facing teachers.

Two-day primary teachers' strike on the cards

Here's all you need to know about the full day strike.

Graham Henry speaks to The AM Show about the teachers' strike.

Former All Black coach Sir Graham Henry supports strike

"We need to get the passion back."

Dr Leon Benade speaks to The AM Show.

No easy fix to teachers' problems - expert

"I'm always positive and optimistic, but deep down I'm really concerned."

Kevin Bush told The AM Show on Tuesday the offer should be at least doubled.

Education union confident teachers' strike will bring change

Around 29,000 primary teachers will walk off the job today.

Video: Jacinda Ardern blames nine year 'valve of pressure' for multiple strike actions.

Where you can take your kids during the teachers' strike

An estimated 29,000 educators will walk off the job on Wednesday.

Jack Boyle speaks to The AM Show.

Is it high school teachers' turn to strike?

Primary teachers will walk off the job on Wednesday.

Kevin Bush speaks to The AM Show.

Primary teachers' pay offer should be doubled - principal

"We have 7900 teachers in Auckland, last year 882 left the profession."

NZQA is regularly shutting providers that aren't up to scratch.

International students threaten hunger strike

They're terrified to tell their families they've wasted another year of study.

Education

Opinion: Time to overhaul early childhood education

We should focus on what is best for the children and their families writes Dr Anita Mortlock

Education

Victoria University seeks input on name change

Bosses say people assume the university is in Australia or Canada, and want to rename it University of Wellington.

Education

Older teachers forced out of class by new technology curriculum

Teachers now have to learn coding and robotics.

Shot of a handsome young carpenter measuring a piece of wood

Micro-credentials: Upskill without the need for full qualification

The new qualifications are a response to skill-driven shortages in the workplace.

The Unitec logo.

Damning claims about Unitec's restructuring in new report

A report says changes have damaged the polytech.

Winston Peters and Louise Green talk to The AM Show about the strikes.

Teachers strike extension 'hugely disappointing' - Peters

Teachers will walk off the job for a full day.

The head strike negotiator for principals says the profession has been insulted by the Government's pay offer, and that teaching isn't seen as attractive anymore.

Teacher shortage expected to reach crisis point by 2030

By that time there will be 40,000 extra primary school students.

National vows to support charter schools.

National Party vows to reinstate charter schools

The comment comes on day one of the National Party conference.

In total there are 12 weeks of school holidays every year, and managing this can be a headache for parents.

Do we need a school holiday shake-up?

Expert says shorter holidays more often could be the way to go.

Education

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.