Education

04:01
Vision of Jack Condor's run-in with Jelena Ostapenko was seen around the world.

'She didn't say sorry!' Meet the Auckland ball kid who had a tennis racquet thrown at him by a star player

Vision of Jack Condor's run-in with Jelena Ostapenko was seen around the world.

01:55
The Open Polytech wants to go 100 per cent online, but staff fear what that might mean for jobs.

Staff 'concerned' for jobs as Open Polytechnic plans to completely digitise

Senior Lecturer Heather Dill said "the students want access to the specialists."

02:05
Some parents and principals are calling for more consultation on schedule changes, which will see some school services scrapped.

Government to investigate fixed-term contract use in schools as matter of urgency

Principals say flexibility around funding is a key reason for fixed-term contracts.

Some parents and principals are calling for more consultation on schedule changes, which will see some school services scrapped.

Autistic child and family 'let down' by Ministry of Education - Chief Ombudsman

A school in Invercargill placed the student in a room by himself.

01:53
National, however, wants both parents to be able to take leave at the same time.

'It will make all the difference' – twenty-six weeks of paid parental leave on the way

National, however, wants both parents to be able to take leave at the same time.

03:31
The locally made fruity sorbet, inspired by Kiwi favourite L and P, saw students transformed into foodie entrepreneurs.

Iconic drink L&P inspires Paeroa students to create new twist on old favourite

The locally made fruity sorbet was inspired by Kiwi favourite L&P.

01:40
For months, books were vanishing off shelves, and then found in peculiar places around the building.

Books by famous Kiwi authors sent to China to help kids learn English

It includes works by legendary writers Joy Cowley and Margaret Mahy.

03:30
Brian Kitchen is a finalist in ASB's Brightsparks inventors' competition.

Auckland 13-year-old designs device that maps the inside of caves in 3D

Brian Kitchen is a finalist in ASB's Brightsparks inventors' competition.

00:46
Acting Assistant Commissioner Stuart Smith says five children were taken to hospital.

Watch: Two boys dead after car smashes into classroom of Sydney primary school

A nine-year-old girl is in a serious condition and two eight-year-old girls are in a stable condition.

01:07

'Bugger that' – Breakfast's Daniel Faitaua fires up over Aussie students possibly getting year of free study

Daniel doesn't want his taxes going to Aussie students, especially as he paid interest on his student loan.

07:14
So what's behind the move, as washing your hands with soap and water stops the spread of germs?

Auckland school's removal of soap from children's toilets labelled 'appalling' by public health professor

The school felt the children were wasting those basic items, but failed to follow some of the most basic health advice with its policy.

01:56
Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

New children's book putting the spotlight on same-sex female relationships

Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

00:27
AUT University communications student Imogen Wells was appalled with a lecturer censuring her use of Te reo in an email.

Uni student defends use of Te Reo Maori after AUT censure - 'Horrifying to think someone considers te reo inappropriate'

Imogen Wells was censured by her lecturer for using "Morena" as a greeting in an email.

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

Cabinet gives go-ahead to start work on free-fees tertiary education policy

The Education Minister says the work is an "absolute priority".

03:57
Christchurch's Allenvale School has found something to help bridge the gap.

Virtual reality technology helping kids with sensory challenges like autism

One Christchurch school, with the help of Samsung, has helped bridge the autism gap in the classroom.

04:28
The new subject raises interesting questions about the future of traditional school subjects.

Is the classroom the right place to recruit new cops? Two Rotorua High schools to offer NCEA police studies

The first school course of its kind in the country will be an option next year.

01:50
After battling it out in the semi-finals 21 high schoolers competed for the crown.

Kiwi students battle it out to become 2017 Spelling Bee champion

After making it through the semi-finals, 21 high school students competed for the crown.

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