Plans to celebrate Millers Flat School's 125th anniversary next year are off to a flying start.
It was year 9 and 10s turn to be examined in the Otago Daily Times Extra! spelling quiz last night in Timaru.
Large-scale educational reforms carried out from the "top down" are prone to over-correction. The liberal reforms of the 1920s and 1930s were a reaction against 19th-century utilitarianism.
"Shocked" Wanaka Primary School supporters have reacted with dismay at the alleged damage being caused by skateboarders illegally gaining entry to a new school site at Scurr Heights.
Building stools, taking extended lunch breaks, and teachers shouting you lunch instead of shouting at you - yesterday was like a school day in the twilight zone for Kaikorai Valley College pupil Nathaniel McMonagle (13).
Only a couple of hours into her new position as principal of Arthur Street School, Verity Harlick began handing over some of her power to the pupils.
In rain, hail or shine, primary school pupils have been keeping a watchful eye over pedestrian crossings outside their schools for the past 79 years.
About 200 Christchurch primary and secondary school pupils are now enrolled in Queenstown and Arrowtown schools as families continue to leave Christchurch after last month's earthquake.
The release of plans for either a refurbishment or a total rebuild of the new Carisbrook School are imminent, board of trustees chairwoman Isabell Sinclair Irwin says.
The Education Review Office has recommended the Ministry of Education review its formula for guidance counselling funding in schools after it found some schools were not able to account for how they were spending the money.
It may not be the full rebuild many would like, but the unveiling of a refurbished administration block yesterday was a step in the right direction for Dunedin's Sara Cohen School.
Placard-bearing supporters of Otepopo School gathered outside Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean's office in Oamaru yesterday morning to show support for the retention of the school.
Wakatipu residents will have the chance to be hypnotised this week, in aid of Wakatipu High School.
Calendar Today, tomorrow: New Zealand kayaking, Waipori. April 11: Otago netball camp, Alexandra; age-group golf, Alexandra.
Waitati School's bus service is about to reach the end of the line, leaving staff and the parents of some pupils concerned for their children's safety.
A hangi to celebrate Matariki at Brockville School sparked an embarrassing fire service and police callout yesterday.
About 40 pupils in years 3 and 4 start their new life of learning at Queenstown's cutting-edge primary school today.
St Joseph's School board of trustees parent representative Pauline Copland is concerned science, technology and the arts will have less focus in the future of national education.