John Lewis

College to hold its annual open day

College to hold its annual open day

Parents are drifting back to school this weekend - albeit only for a couple of hours - for the annual Taieri College Open Day.

End of the line for school's prefabs

End of the line for school's prefabs

A million-dollar makeover is on the way for Fairfield School after the Ministry of Education deemed four of its classrooms ''at the end of their days''.

'Shocked' to make final

'Shocked' to make final

The mathematical probability of Johnny Mottershead winning the 2015 Eton Press Casio Senior Mathematics Competition is pretty good - but even so, he is not placing any bets on it.

Friendships forged under fire renewed

Friendships forged under fire renewed

Some things never change.

Prestigious appointment for Dunedin conductor

Prestigious appointment for Dunedin conductor

Former Dunedin conductor Holly Mathieson is in the limelight again - this time for her appointment as conductor of the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) Junior Orchestra.

Enrolment schemes: in the zone or out

Enrolment schemes: in the zone or out

King's High School is just days away from making a historic decision about whether to follow the Ministry of Education's advice and establish an enrolment scheme at the school. 

Dozen Otago schools join second computer-based assessment trial

Dozen Otago schools join second computer-based assessment trial

NCEA assessments are about to hit the digital age in Otago, with a dozen schools participating in a nationwide trial of a computer-based maths assessment later this year.

Back flips, dirt – and ballet

Back flips, dirt – and ballet

Wearing leotards can cop you a lot of flak from your mates when you're a bloke.

Variety at university auction

Variety at university auction

What do a large industrial switchboard, some urinals, a set of heavy duty guillotine blades, a bench grinder, some boots and a Sorvall Superspeed centrifuge have in common?

Shakespeare top of the bill

Shakespeare top of the bill

Shakespeare plays are far from child's play.