NZ Education News


Principal says students in lockdown saw Christchurch livestream

"That's a really difficult thing to deal with."

Related video: We spent a day on the streets with the truancy cops in 2017.

'He just won't get out of bed': Parents of boy refusing to go to school fined $50

"I can't force him to go there because it would be assault."

Watch: What happened when 55,000 teachers took to the streets

Primary, intermediate principals accept Government's latest offer

It brings months of intensive strike action to an end.


Lockdown review finds parents assaulted staff during terror attack

The review also found some students had to use buckets as toilets.

School classroom with blackboard

Former principal's behaviour 'despicable' - tribunal

Fairhall slept naked in the same bed as a student on a school trip to Mexico.

Watch: Snow causes havoc across the south.

'Biggest snowfall in 20 years': Weather causes havoc in South Island

Snow and ice forced the closure of a number of roads.

In 2018 there was a push for children to walk, bike, or scooter to school.

Stop the parent bashing: Coroner's remarks over Carla Neems' death are futile

Parents are judged for not giving children enough freedom - but are slammed if we give our kids "too much" freedom, writes Rhonwyn Newson.

Westport North School.

West Coast school closes due to 'mystery illness'

On Monday, 66 children were off sick.

Virginia Oakly on The AM Show.

Kindergarten teachers' vote on pay settlement ends Thursday

A new deal is proposing pay parity with primary and secondary school teachers.

Duncan Garner gives his opinion.

School counselling approach worthy of praise

Auckland Grammar's new service will get boys talking, writes Duncan Garner.

The scene outside the Dunedin School of Art.

Gun allegedly pulled out in Dunedin

Police say no-one was injured and no shots were fired.


Young Kiwi woman turns startup into global, multimillion dollar company

She strives to help Kiwi students attend the most prestigious universities in the world.

They call it a "kick in the teeth" for those who paid at the time.

Parents angry after Government scraps unpaid NCEA fees

They call it a "kick in the teeth" for those who paid at the time.


Child hospitalised after incident at Auckland school

The six-year-old girl will remain in Starship overnight.

Watch: Giles Dexter reports on the college.

Porirua school announces closure without consulting students, parents

"We spent the whole day crying on Tuesday with our teachers."

Children at a kindergarten.

Two-year-old left in 'stifling hot' room after teacher leaves for day

The teacher has now been censured.

The principals want a better offer.

Primary school principals threaten to boycott Ministry of Education, calls for pay offer review

"There are principals that are at breaking point."


Secondary teachers accept Government pay offer

It follows last months mega strike that saw 55,000 teachers walk off the job.

The deputy principal of Christ's College says the school has been working with the student.

Student transitioning to female can stay on at Canterbury boys school

"Respect and compassion have guided us through this matter."

Watch: Many teachers say they have suffered injuries and abuse from working in ECE centres.

'Significant jump' in early childhood education complaints last year

Allegations included physical abuse, emotional harm - and head lice.