Education

New NCEA tests a concern - principals

Most students who failed crucial new NCEA tests on their first attempt last year failed again on their second attempt. Figures provided to RNZ by the Qualfications... Read More

New book shares Anna Crighton’s inspiring story

Today, February 22, will always be a reminder to many New Zealanders of the Christchurch earthquake of 2011, when lives were lost and buildings came down in... Read More

Partnership to grow methane emissions knowledge

A New Zealand/Ireland joint research programme starting this month aims to better understand methane emissions from pasture-based farm systems. The four-year... Read More

Otūmoetai College Robotics Club off to Dallas

Otūmoetai College Robotics Club is off to Dallas in April for the world championships after their success at the Vex Nationals in Auckland. The Otūmoetai... Read More

School building project paused due to budget cuts

Pāpāmoa College is in dire need of expansion due to the increasing roll growth, but the Ministry of Education has paused a $60 million building project for... Read More

Rotorua Boys' High School sets sail

Rotorua Boys' High School is geared up for adventure with a $20,000 grant from New Zealand Community Trust. The grant has helped with the purchase of... Read More

NZ universities facing a 'liquidity crisis'

Some New Zealand universities are at risk of running out of money to pay their bills this year, according to a warning in a Tertiary Education Commission briefing. The... Read More

School's win in bid to protect kid’s privacy

A small Rotorua school that fought plans to allow higher buildings in its neighbourhood after finding human poo, drug paraphernalia and sanitary pads on its... Read More

Students embark on vocational education journey

Hundreds of Bay of Plenty and South Waikato high school students have been formally welcomed to Toi Ohomai as participants in the institute's Secondary Tertiary... Read More

Get started on your sustainability journey

Some may feel we are constantly being bombarded with people telling us to be more sustainable and do our part to look after the environment. With so many... Read More

Tauranga teens shine at robotics nationals

Tauranga teens who competed at the Kiwibots VEX Robotics Competition National Championships in Auckland last weekend have returned home with a number of trophies. Sixty-five... Read More

Why should babies learn to swim?

Knowing how to swim is critical, and with drowning statistics so high in New Zealand it's best to start learning as soon as possible, says a Tauranga swimming... Read More