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Some schools are facing a tough decision over the government's scheme to abolish donations in decile 1-7 schools.
The National Foundation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing is alarmed by the rates of hearing loss it has found among 13 and 14-year-olds.
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) wants an immediate 11 percent pay rise to help early childhood teachers close a big pay gap with kindergarten and school teachers.
Significant and persistent quality problems centred on foreign students could see an entire class of qualification abolished.
School decile numbers will be dumped by 2022 at the latest and replaced by a new index based on indicators such as family income and transience between schools.
Apprenticeships and trade certificates could soon be elevated to the same official status as university diplomas and degrees, industry training organisations say.
Primary schools are contesting the Ministry of Education's staffing estimates which they say will give them too few teachers next year.
Auckland secondary school principals are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours and say vaping is reaching epidemic levels among their students.
Auckland primary school principals are warning the city's long-running teacher shortage is as bad as ever, and they're worried about finding enough staff for next year.
A former international student has alleged that cheating and serious student misbehaviour occurred in an automotive course at Whitireia Polytechnic last year.
The number of children with disabilities waiting for support from the Education Ministry has increased even though the ministry is helping more children than ever.
The Educational Institute is urging its members to call a halt to the roll-out of 623 new special education jobs, which it says are flawed and inequitable. Audio
Universities are more dependent on Chinese students than at any time in the past decade despite long-standing efforts to diversify, figures show.
Principals and early childhood centres are worried they will break the law if they stop parents from collecting their children during emergency lockdowns.
The Tertiary Education Commission believes educational disparities for Māori and Pasifika students could be removed by emulating the data-driven approaches of firms like Amazon.
A report on the Christchurch terror attack lockdown has revealed unpreparedness and challenges faced by schools - including the fact that some thought it was a hoax.
Secondary school principals are considering industrial action after the groups representing principals abandoned the negotiations.
A multi-million price tag has killed government support for a proposed partnership between Lincoln and Canterbury universities.
A wānanga and a university were among 20 institutions threatened with $9m in funding cuts because of their poor results for Māori and Pasifika students, the Tertiary Education Commission says.
Parents cannot trust the early childhood licensing and regulatory system to ensure the quality of their child's centre, a researcher has warned.
Primary and intermediate school principals' boycott of the Education Ministry has delayed support for some students, the ministry says.
The Education Review Office last year slammed the way schools and the Education Ministry were preparing for the introduction of the new digital technologies curriculum in 2020, a just-published report…
Industry buy-in and a smooth transition will be essential if the government's national polytech scheme is to work, ITOs say, but polytechs are largely welcoming the move. Video, Audio
The government will merge the 16 polytechnics into a single institute next year and replace all 11 industry training organisations within three years as part of a total overhaul of the vocational…
Wellington's financially-troubled polytechnics, Weltec and Whitireia, are cutting teaching jobs in order to make ends meet.