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Schools are increasingly resisting attempts to make them enrol children who have been kicked out of other schools for violent behaviour. Audio
Enrolments at a Manukau Institute of Technology course have been stopped after it was found students were being marked too leniently.
Universities have asked the government to exempt thousands of Chinese students from its ban on foreign travellers from mainland China. Audio
Schools that are not in the government's donation scheme are worried it will hurt their ability to collect tens of millions of dollars in voluntary payments from families.
Parents have told an IHC survey their disabled children are being bullied at school, many are not getting enough support, and some have been illegally blocked from enrolling altogether.
Schools in the government's donation-replacement scheme have started the year figuring out what to do with their share of payments totalling $63.6 million.
Documents show the Education Review Office found no rule breaches at an early childhood service even though the Education Ministry wanted to shut it down for multiple failings.
A little-known team in the Education Ministry has been targeting suspect early childhood services for two years, finding multiple health and safety breaches and putting poor performers out of…
Schools have been told to keep a close watch on foreign students arriving from regions affected by the deadly coronavirus as they reopen this week and next.
Schools are reopening from today and the Education Ministry expects it will need to find up to 900 extra teachers throughout the year.
Schools are bracing themselves for roll growth and last-minute enrolments as they prepare to reopen from Monday next week.
A Northland father is unhappy that a university is charging students $500 extra if they cannot afford to pay their hostel fees in one go.
Polytechnics have had another terrible year with one institute losing 1000 full-time students, mid-year enrolment figures indicate.
Less than a third of the tertiary students in the zero-fee scheme last year came from decile 1 to 5 schools, Tertiary Education Commission figures show.
Schools are ignoring the rules that protect them from fraud and failing to report the crime when it happens, an accounting expert warns.
Big secondary schools are feeling short-changed by the government's staffing system and they want it reviewed.
A declining love of reading and rising classroom disruption could be to blame for New Zealand's poor results in a major international test.
More than 300 integrated schools are challenging the government's decision to leave them out of its $400 million boost for maintenance.
Students at an Auckland secondary school are rediscovering the joy of card games, lunch time play and the simple art of conversation thanks to a total ban on phones during the school day.
There are early signs principals and teachers will support the biggest overhaul of the school system in 30 years.
Schools will no longer have the right to manage their enrolment zones and there will be minimum standards for prospective principals under reforms announced by government.
A Waikato school is figuring out how to treat students addicted to nicotine through vaping, with symptoms that include anxiety, irritability and headaches.
There's a forecasted shortfall of 1000 teachers in 2020 and some principals say because of that, they're hiring overseas teachers they would not normally consider.
A ban on some foods in early childhood centres is being considered because they pose a high choking risk. Audio
A parent is gutted the Ministry of Education has failed to find out who forged a signature on an attendance form for his son's early childhood centre.