NZ Education News


'Nasty views': Plunket calls out Jordan Peterson critic

The Vic Uni lecturer had claimed Professor Peterson was a transphobe.

A children's charity says back to school costs are limiting Kiwi kids' future success.

Parents 'furious' after OfficeMax fails to deliver school stationery in time

One parent said her child was "melting down".

Watch: Newshub's Ben O'Connor shows how to make money from cutting your hair.

'Gender discrimination': Let boys have long hair at school - lawyer

"Conformity is not a blank cheque for discipline."

National MP Nicola Willis wants the law changed to make holidays easier on parents.

Shortening school holidays to four weeks isn't a solution

Continually shafting teachers is the wrong answer, argues Emily Writes.

Watch: The Prime Minister speaks on her Child Poverty Reduction Bill.

Demand for KidsCan's help doubles in just five years

One-in-five children at low-decile schools don't have enough to eat, new data shows.


'We've been desperate': Overseas teachers brought in as schools suffer shortage

But the teacher's union says hiring overseas staff is a "band-aid" solution.


More than 90,000 students haven't checked NCEA results

The wait is over, but some teens just don't want to know.

NCEA was called upon to change its approach.

Why some students won't be getting their NCEA certificate

Thousands will miss out.

Lime scoots into Dunedin on Thursday.

'Common sense' will stop students Liming down world's steepest street

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has faith in the city's youth.


Victoria University of Wellington denied a name change

Long live Vic.

Water Safety New Zealand CEO Jonty Mills spoke to The AM Show about how to keep safe in the water this summer.

Fears over lack of water safety education as summer looms

New Zealand's drowning rate per 100,000 people is twice that of Australia.


Poverty might be behind theft of play equipment - kindergarten owner

"Someone's maybe trying to do something nice for their own children."


Police investigation into inappropriate teacher-student relationship 'flawed' - IPCA

The Independent Police Conduct Authority found police didn't properly assess evidence.

St Maragret's College 2018 head girl Jem Vaughan.

Christchurch head girl makes stunning mental illness admission in speech

"I was tired all the time, I lost my appetite, I was crying a lot... why was I unhappy?"

Everyday sexism in real estate advertising: Stop telling me I'll love the spacious kitchen

Auckland school defends itself over 'sexist' dance entry fee

Boys were told to pay more than girls.

NZ teachers are earning more money in the UAE than here.

Fed-up Kiwi teachers move to the Middle East

In the UAE, private teachers earn $60,000 a year tax free, and public school teachers can earn up to $96,000.

On Monday, an immunisation programme for Northland was announced.

Mother of student who died from meningococcal B calls for nationwide vaccines

A free immunisation programme will begin in Northland in December.


Otago Uni medical students keep marks amid alleged cheating

"The decision to accept the results of the OSCE does not reduce the seriousness of the alleged misconduct."


Secondary school teachers have rejected the Government's last offer

Strike action could be on the cards next year.

Charmaine Douglas says her daughter should be able to go to graduation.

Auckland school excludes student who battled illness from graduation

The school says her attendance was too low.