Education

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The comedian was today found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.

Bill Cosby's honorary degrees rescinded by three Maryland universities

Cosby faces sentencing September 24 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

Labour Party's Chris Hipkins with Jacinda Ardern, left, and Michael Wood, right.

Government injects $12 million to help implement digital curriculum

Education Minister Chris Hipkins launched the support programme in Wellington's Northland School today.

Wearing shorts in winter has proven a hot topic for some mothers.

Most read story: Parents take a stand for freezing kids in uniform shorts

Boys and girls at Owairoa Primary can't wear trackpants or trousers in winter because they aren't an option.

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PPTA Chairman Jack Boyle says a 15 per cent pay increase being sought in upcoming negotiations will help retain and attract teachers.

Overseas teachers filling roles New Zealanders don't want

Principals say paying more for foreigners to teach the country's children is a stopgap measure at best.

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Principals teaching, students being divvied up and teachers losing release time are all increasing practices at some schools.

Auckland primary school puts five classes in hall with two staff amid relief teacher 'crisis'

The number of relief teachers nationally has dropped by almost 2000 over six years.

Auckland Māori Catholic school on the brink of closure

The government has announced it intends to close Hato Petera College which has only five remaining students.

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Principals teaching, students being divvied up and teachers losing release time are all increasing practices at some schools.

Primary relief teacher shortage worsening in some parts of NZ

Primary schools say a relief teacher shortage is putting staff under pressure as the winter chill hits.

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They dropped off more than 1000 pairs of kicks to the Auckland school.

Watch: Charity makes biggest shoe delivery of the year to grateful South Auckland kids

KidsCan dropped off more than 1000 pairs of kicks to a Mangere East school.

Most read story: 'Suspension meetings scheduled' after vicious schoolyard fight filmed at Ashburton College

The email from a "concerned parent" says the fight began over an alleged stolen bike.

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It's estimated that one in 10 New Zealand children have the learning disorder, dyslexia.

Wellington man who hated school due to dyslexia creates new programme to help kids

An estimated one in 10 New Zealand children have the learning disorder.

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Judge Andrew Becroft says he's worried about the health risks for children, and he'll be pushing the research to a ministerial advisory group.

Researchers claim some of our early childhood centres are too noisy, cold, and overcrowded

Judge Andrew Becroft says he's worried about the health risks for children.

Mycoplasma bovis may see the end of traditional Calf Days at Kiwi schools

MPI is warning against schools holding the popular event to avoid any "unnecessary risks".

The NZ Educational Institute wants to raise the wages of 20,000 early childhood workers to the same level of kindergarten staff.

Early childhood centres too crowded, noisy and cold, researchers warn

New Zealand's minimum standards are some of the lowest in the developed world.

One in around 15 Kiwi gay or bisexual men has HIV, something the AIDS Foundation is trying to crack down on.

HIV-positive woman 'humiliated' after employer shares status

The early childhood centre she worked for said they'd need to inform parents with information packs.

Postgraduate student Nadine Houia-Ashwell (left) finding out that she had been accepted to medical school.

More Māori are studying to be doctors

Māori students studying a professional health science programme between 2010 and 2016 rose from 138 to 309.

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Since returning from his 10-day voyage, Luke Dayberg has gone on to become Kamo High School’s head boy.

Northland teen's 10-day Spirit of Adventure voyage takes him from 'quiet Maori student' to head boy

Luke Dayberg says he wouldn't have had the confidence to apply for a leadership role if it wasn't for the voyage.

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PPTA Chairman Jack Boyle says a 15 per cent pay increase being sought in upcoming negotiations will help retain and attract teachers.

PM calls teacher pay expectations 'significant' ahead of talks - but the PPTA chairman says they've been a long time coming

Jack Boyle says his organisation intends to approach upcoming teacher pay negotiations in "good faith" - and trusts the government will do the same.

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A mother in the UK suggests children shouldn’t be having holidays at pre-determined times.

Should NZ ditch school holidays and leave it up to parents when kids take time off?

The idea has come out of the UK but the PPTA here says kids need structure.

Education agents reportedly being asked to take English tests for Chinese students

Education agents say the sector is wide open for the exploitation of Chinese students.

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Some say international students are being unfairly targeted in an effort to dampen down net migration.

Government announces proposal to change international student post-study work rights

Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says the changes will help eliminate migrant exploitation.

Santa Fe High School students return to school, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. This  marked the first day of class at the school since the mass shooting that several people.  (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP

Classes resume at Texas high school less than two weeks after gunman killed 10 people

The school students were greeted by more than 20 law enforcement vehicles and supporters holding signs.

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On a stinking hot day in Wippipeg, Canada, Lola Stonehouse's day care wasn't happy with what she was wearing.

Most read story: Daycare tells off parents of three-year-old girl for 'inappropriate' dress

On a stinking hot day in Winnipeg, Canada, Lola Stonehouse's day care wasn't happy with her attire.

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It’s an exciting time for senior students around NZ as they prepare for the big event.

Watch: From spray tans to suits, a newbie's guide on what to expect at the school ball

It’s an exciting time for students around NZ as they prepare for the big event.

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Avondale College principal Brent Lewis told TVNZ1’s Breakfast he was puzzled literacy and numeracy were “suddenly lifted up as an issue at this level”.

Proposals to improve literacy and numeracy in NCEA no 'giant fix' - principal

Avondale College Principal Brent Lewis said the intentions of the proposals were "extremely positive".

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Part 2 of the extended interview with Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Corin Dann.

'Why isn't it happening?' - Education Minister questioned over promise of scrapping school donations

Q+A host Corin Dann said it was a promise that teachers and schools were most disappointed about.

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