Police will investigate an altercation involving several Christchurch high school students, which resulted in one possibly having their arm broken.
The quality of some early childhood education centres has been questioned on the back of a study this month showing 60% of new entrants at low-decile Christchurch schools struggle to express themselves in words.
The Education Minister has unveiled school building projects across the South Island, including a new $20 million primary school for 400 pupils in Rolleston.
More than 5400 pupils from 56 Canterbury primary and intermediate schools competed in the two-day MASH Tough Kid endurance event this week.
Schools are paying tens of thousands of dollars to private consultants to change the way they teach reading.
Parenting can be a demanding and stressful job at any time, but a pandemic can pile additional pressure on parents, new Canterbury University research shows.
Oaklands School is promoting businesses owned by its families or Halswell locals as a way of supporting them in difficult economic times.
The week has started in tragedy for a Christchurch school after a teacher died alone at his home in the city.
Six Canterbury University researchers have been awarded $3.85 million to go towards five ground-breaking research projects.
Plans for a purpose-built youth hub in Christchurch have taken a major step forward with resource consent being approved.
Sue Furndorfler was once a pupil at Methven Primary - and now she has been tasked with leading the school and its 285 pupils into the future.
Cashmere High's principal says the school's focus is on looking after its students after one of them was identified as a close contact of Christchurch's new community Covid case.
More than 60 per cent of new entrants in some low-decile Christchurch schools struggle to express themselves in words, new Canterbury University research shows.
A year ago life was spiralling out of control for Christchurch school student Jaleel Aratuara-Collins, who says she had little to no respect for others until turning her life around.
An ex-Christchurch Girls' High board chairman has hit out at the Ministry of Education's "toxic" culture - and warned other schools to learn from their long and unfinished quake drama.
The Education Ministry has so far allocated $14.9 million from a $50 million fund to help children struggling to return to school or early learning because of the pandemic.