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.
Schools in a Christchurch neighbourhood have lost their bid to stop a Tegel Foods Ltd poultry processing plant from continuing to discharge contaminants into the air.
Rangi Ruru student Claudia O’Shannessey’s passion for the environment has helped her take out one of the top spots at an international competition.
A third of sexual assaults on New Zealand university students go unreported, according to new research published in The New Zealand Medical Journal.
University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne will leave the university to take up a role in Australia.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was mobbed by selfie-seeking students following her speech at the University of Otago this afternoon.