Principals are expecting disruptions when most schools go back this week because of a shortage of staff.
Good teachers are like gold. So they should be remunerated accordingly and encouraged to stay in the classroom, writes Peter Lyons.
Peter Hills and Kristan Mouat are adamant two heads are definitely better than one when it comes to school leadership.
The Ministry of Education has named the members of the establishment board of trustees for Wanaka's new $16million primary school, to be located on the Three Parks subdivision.
The number of Otago secondary school pupils caught breaching NCEA examination rules in 2017 has more than tripled compared with the previous year, New Zealand Qualifications Authority data shows.
About two-thirds of New Zealand schools could be significantly affected by a new targeted funding model likely to replace the decile system, Treasury analysis reveals.
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Young women can look forward to bright futures in tech industries, including in computer programming, Australian businesswoman Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen said yesterday.
New and returning University of Otago students were too busy eating ice creams and basking in the sunshine yesterday to notice Opposition leader Andrew Little strolling through the Dunedin campus.
A former teacher aide with 20 years' experience working at Sara Cohen School has come out in support of the teacher who has been stood down over allegations of child abuse.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has urged about 4000 first-year University of Otago students to behave as if they were standing outside their parents' home.
The prospect of cutting back the level of national standards assessment and delaying NCEA exams until a pupil's final year of school has raised eyebrows within the education sector.
Work on the proposed $5million to $7million upgrade of the safety and accessibility of Dunedin's campus area has moved to the next step as the council asks staff to look at funding options.