The number of teachers being disciplined by the Teaching Council of New Zealand appears to be on the rise again in Otago and Southland.
Predictions that Covid-19 will have long-lasting impacts on the mental health and wellbeing of young people has prompted the Government to provide new front-line support.
Schools across the South will be ready to roll out the welcome mat as "a new safe normal" greets pupils returning on Monday.
Principals are still waiting for details on how to safely cater for pupils returning to school under Alert Level 3.
Controversy over the "eat less meat and dairy" suggestion in a NZ curriculum resource begs serious questions. With kids heading back to the classroom, what are teachers trying to teach our children?
The Ministry of Education's latest collective agreement offer appears to be receiving a tentative, but positive, reaction from Otago primary and intermediate school principals.
Two southern schools have been granted an extension to the voting deadline for school board of trustee elections, following delays in the New Zealand postal service.
It is unclear if subsequent Post Primary Teachers' Association strike action will still go ahead, after it was announced next Tuesday's year 10 rostering home strike has been cancelled.
The Wellbeing Budget has brought the largest investment in school property in New Zealand education history, eliciting a firm nod of approval from Otago principals.
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) has warned primary school teachers and principals could take "indefinite strike action'' if the next round of negotiations with the Ministry of...
Will Scharpf had a lot on his plate during exams last November. So you can imagine his surprise when he was named one of the country's top 10 pupils in the 2018 New Zealand Scholarship exams.
Columba College has a new principal. The Board of Governors and Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Pauline Duthie.
The Government's plan to introduce about 600 new learning support co-ordinators to work with special needs pupils, has drawn mixed reviews from Southern principals, all raising questions about how...
All children will be screened for dyslexia, giftedness and other special learning needs and recorded in a national database, under a new Government plan.
Support for digital examinations is so high among New Zealand teens that all NCEA examinations could be online by 2020, a New Zealand Qualifications Authority report shows.
The country's teachers are set to vote on whether to accept a Government pay offer or take widespread industrial action.
Otago's secondary education sector says the Government is moving in the right direction with its call for sweeping changes to the NCEA qualification.