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Auckland schools are reporting wildly different attendance rates with some families refusing to send children back to class.
It's just over two weeks since the region's classrooms were allowed to… Audio
Years of work and hundreds of intitiatives aimed at improving pass rates for Maori and Pacific tertiary students have achieved virtually nothing. In a briefing to the Education Minister Chris Hipkins… Audio
A date for the return of foreign students has been agreed but it's left some in the international education industry disappointed and frustrated.
The end of April is two to three months after schools… Audio
Auckland teenagers are citing exhaustion, being busy, and strategic thinking as reasons for skipping some or even all of their NCEA exams.
The exams began today and in Auckland, Northland and… Audio
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NCEA and scholarship exams start today.
First up: level two Physics and te reo Rangatira - essentially advanced te reo Maori.
Māni Dunlop speaks to RNZ's education correspondent John Gerritsen… Audio
Some principals are surprised and angry that there's been no attempt to keep unvaccinated parents out of schools.
Just days after banning unvaccinated teachers from work, the Education Ministry… Audio
Some Auckland schools are telling their students it's up to them whether they sit their NCEA exams, because they can get an unexpected event grade instead.
But other schools are insisting their… Audio
There were some missing faces in school staff rooms today as the government's vaccine mandate kicked in.
Principals estimate fewer than a thousand teachers have refused to get a covid vaccination… Audio
The vaccine mandate for schools is now in force, and school leaders are trying to fill the gaps in their classrooms.
Teachers must have had at least their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by today… Audio
School's out for unvaccinated teachers, with Monday the last day they've been given to get the first dose of the vaccine.
From Tuesday they're not allowed back to work on the school grounds… Audio
Auckland and Waikato schools can reopen next week but thousands of thirteen and fourteen year olds will have to wait a little longer to get back to the classroom.
Some secondary schools in alert… Audio
The decision to let 200,000 Auckland children return to school next week is being met with both delight and apprehension.
The children will be heading to the classroom for the first time in three… Audio
A small King Country school expects all of its staff will be banned from the classrooms when the government's vaccine mandate takes effect next week.
Matiere School is one of several warning they… Audio
Universities admit that foreign enrolments have not fallen as much as they predicted - student numbers are about seventy per cent of what they were pre-pandemic.
Foreign students are worth billions… Audio
Auckland secondary schools are double-checking their stocks of hand sanitiser and facemasks in preparation for Tuesday's partial reopening of classes.
Principals say the move will help teenagers in… Audio
Thousands of teenagers in Auckland are going back to school next week for the first time in two months.
The government has given the green light for schools in alert level three regions, currently… Audio
There are growing calls for the government to waive NCEA exams for students in Auckland.
Principals are floating options including cancelling level one exams or allowing teens in the region to choose… Audio
Re-engaging children and preparing teenagers for NCEA exams are top of mind for Auckland schools as they start the fourth term today.
The city's 250,000 school children have been remote learning… Audio
Uncertainty about reopening Auckland's schools is denting the confidence of secondary students and raising doubts about NCEA exams.
Principals say they are running out of time to prepare teenagers… Audio
School principals are confident their staff will comply with the government's order to get vaccinated before 1 January.
They are also relieved Cabinet did not push ahead with plans to reopen… Audio