NZ Education News


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.


Claims of cheating in Otago Uni medical exam investigated

"This was expressly forbidden as it provides an advantage to be forewarned of the exam content."


Christchurch teacher denies methamphetamine charges

He will go on trial by jury.

Pinehurst School.

Explosion at Auckland school injures two students

Two people are reported injured at a North Shore school.

Stressed college student  for exam in classroom

Students launch petition after confusion by word 'trivial' in NZQA exam

History students say they were faced with an "unfamiliar word".

The first of the week-long rolling strikes started in Auckland on Monday.

Christchurch teachers walk off the job as rolling strikes continue

They plan to march across the city.

More than one in three Kiwi kids are bullied at school.

New series aims to battle bullying in NZ schools

More than one in three Kiwi kids are bullied at school, but schools say there is a "zero tolerance" for bullying. Something's not working, writes Rhonwyn Newson.

They say any offer needs to address issues around class size or time.

Teachers not ruling out third strike

The NZEI says there's a "crisis" in education.

Jack Boyle speaks to The AM Show.

Secondary teachers' strike on the cards

The PPTA says teachers are "more likely" to reject the Government's latest offer.

A 15-year-old Ōtaki College student is among those being mourned.

Ōtaki principal calls out DHB over lack of support after student's suicide

MidCentral DHB admits it should have done better.


AUT students might miss graduation thanks to staff strike

No results have been released in over two weeks.


Forty students in a classroom

"There are lots of schools that are struggling on a daily basis."