The overwhelming view of the Calton Hill School community is their school should remain untouched by potential mergers in the South Dunedin school review.
Consultation on the restructuring of six South Dunedin schools has begun and further schools in Dunedin and Otago could be in line for more of the same, Education Minister Anne Tolley said yesterday.
Macandrew Intermediate School could close - and other schools may be forced to merge - under a plan to address falling school rolls in south Dunedin.
Thousands of students will be catching up on some sleep today as secondary teachers continue to role out strike action.
It seems not everyone welcomes the South Dunedin schools review.
The Post Primary Teachers' Association yesterday called off strike action planned for today - but the decision was announced when classrooms were empty.
The limited statutory management of Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Otepoti, in Sunnyvale, has been lifted and the Maori immersion school is free to run itself again.
The Government moved swiftly to protect the fictional "little people" of the film industry, but has not showed the same commitment to the early education of New Zealand's own children, argues Darrell Latham.
Allowing teachers to be pupils and pupils to be teachers is a key part of e-learning event Kids@Conference.
The New Zealand Virtual School Trades Academy at the Catlins Area School, Owaka, will begin classes next February.
The number of school trustees who say they have no confidence in the national standards should double by the end of the month in a groundswell the Government ignores at its peril, the New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) says.
Fee increases, staffing changes, longer hours, and revenue building are on the mind of early childhood education (ECE) providers and parents as funding cuts to the sector begin to hit home.
An almost 30% roll increase in two years has George St Normal School in north Dunedin planning to cap its pupil numbers and introduce an enrolment zone.
Teachers rejected a good offer from the Government, and the only people to suffer will be students, Prime Minister John Key says.
It has been a long time coming, but Sara Cohen School principal Raewyn Alexander is hopeful the dilapidated Dunedin school will finally be rebuilt.
Leonie Harborne is prepared to take the fight for her son's education all the way to the Human Rights Commission.
More than 2000 students will benefit from special needs funding announced today by Associate Education Minister Rodney Hide.
Secondary teachers say they will continue striking despite Education Minister Anne Tolley urging them to return to the bargaining table.
Teachers are resuming their industrial action after rejecting the latest offer from the Government.
A survey of some of the hand-washing facilities in 68 South Island primary schools found that only about 20% complied with three Ministry of Education standards.