Minister of Education Anne Tolley officially opened Queenstown Primary School's new classroom block yesterday.
A taste test of Cadbury's new and old Moro bars, conducted by the Otago Daily Times yesterday, proved inconclusive.
New Zealand children's entertainer Elgregoe, otherwise known as Greg Britt, presented his anti-bullying show to the 113 pupils at Palmerston Primary School yesterday.
Seven Otago secondary school pupils will receive the Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award gold certificates at a ceremony in Christchurch this weekend.
Minister of Education Anne Tolley will officially open Queenstown Primary School's new classroom block today.
There has been much talk recently about what makes a good teacher. Tracey Barnett reckons it is in rare, random and potentially life-changing moments.
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Logan Park High School pupil Max Lequeux, of French ancestry, celebrates the diversity of nations with fellow pupils by playing the French national anthem on a piano accordion during a Race Unity assembly at the school yesterday.
Wakatipu residents will have the chance to be hypnotised this week, in aid of Wakatipu High School.
An acting principal and two new teachers have been appointed to High Street School with the aim of turning around its haemorrhaging roll.
A new $960,000 building development at St Clair School will be bigger than the sum of all its parts, principal Richard Newton believes.
Vehement and vocal opposition in the Otago region to the Government's National Standards in primary and intermediate schools has prompted the New Zealand Educational Institute to organise a second public meeting in Dunedin to discuss the topic.
One month on from the opening of the $17.3 million Remarkables Primary School, more than 60 children are being educated by the foundation staff of 13, and construction continues on schedule.
The Government will double funding to tackle truancy after a survey of schools found more than 30,000 children a day are skipping classes.
The closure of a Dunedin service to help secondary school pupils with behavioural problems has been described as short-sighted and a tragedy.
The Tomahawk School board of trustees has done an about-face and granted the Tomahawk Toddlers Playgroup permission to return to its premises in the school's library.
For Jason-Mark Harmer-Kapa, one computer plus the opportunity to answer maths questions for two days equals "loads of fun".
Celebrating their Gold Heartbeat Award with lunch are Forbury School pupils (from left) Fiona Figure (13), Katie Burt (12), Charlene Phuong (11) and Brandon Morgan (12). Photo by Linda Robertson. Forbury School pupils have eaten their way to gold - a Gold Heartbeat Award from the New Zealand Heart Foundation. Principal Janice Tofia said the school had worked hard over the past three years to create a "holistic healthy environment" for its pupils, and was delighted their efforts had been recognised.