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Some primary school principals want a return to compulsory face mask-wearing as they head into the colder months.
Big changes to funding for tertiary certificates and diplomas are being labelled unfair and short-sighted.
A report shows independent reviewers had serious doubts about the future of the new national polytechnic and workplace training provider, Te Pūkenga.
The government's Budget rings a multi-million-dollar death-knell for the much-maligned school decile system.
Education agents say this country's handling of the pandemic was not the drawcard the government expected and changes to post-study work rights would hit the Indian market hard.
The spike in polytechnic enrolments seen last year has collapsed, leaving the institutes with about the same number of enrolments as in 2020.
It's time to rebuild the devastated foreign student industry, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins says - but it needs to diversify too.
Some schools are fed up with the decile system that allocates more than $150 million per year based on enrolments of children from poor neighbourhoods.
New Zealand's participation in the OECD's PISA tests of maths, reading, and science is at risk.
Principals said one in five students were absent last term, and fear if they don't return this month schools will lose funding and staff.
The Teaching Council received reports that 225 teachers were dismissed for refusing to comply with the vaccine mandate.
Schools say Covid-19 case numbers will influence their approach to wearing face masks this term.
NCEA excellence endorsement rates increased to record levels in Auckland, Waikato and Northland last year.
Some teens could fail compulsory qualification standards for not knowing how to use capital letters or full stops, and not knowing how many minutes in an hour.
Hundreds, and possibly thousands of new teachers have been under-paid since the start of the year. Audio
As the first school term of the third year of the pandemic draws to a close the Education Minister Chris Hipkins reckons things are about to get better.
Trade training is booming with thousands more people signing up for apprenticeships since the pandemic began.
The University of Auckland enrolled a record number of students and made a multi-million-dollar surplus last year, despite the pandemic.
Some principals doubt they can adequately ventilate their classrooms to reduce the spread of Covid-19 during winter.
Schools, universities and other tertiary institutions are expecting little trouble filling the biggest intake of foreign students in two years.
More than 200,000 children have been staying home from school every day this month during the Omicron surge.
The government will tell teachers how to teach the basics as part of a major overhaul of maths and literacy teaching.
Universities are facing their toughest year of the pandemic yet as domestic and foreign student numbers slump.
The Ministry of Education has told schools they can require Covid-19 vaccination for certain roles even after the government mandate lifts on 5 April. Audio
The Green Party has blown the whistle on secret talks aimed at boosting enrolments to the country's three residential special schools.