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Education

Tauranga campus gets go

Te Waiora o Te Whare Wananga o Waikato Maori Students Association Waikato University has been given the go-ahead for a multimillion dollar campus in Tauranga.

Ministry steps in to heated zone stoush

zones Selwyn College, One Tree Hill College's proposed zones amended so boundaries don't cross with two high decile schools.

Vanuatu volunteer 'rewarded'

Emma Hyde The Vanuatu village where Emma Hyde spent her school holidays volunteering was crowded with barefoot children.

No review of religious teaching

bible Education Minister rules out review of the law allowing religious instruction in state schools. | Bible class stoush

Te Reo has benefits, says singer

Anna Coddington Raglan songbird Anna Coddington hopes her son will benefit from moves to make teaching Maori language compulsory.

Teaching is my theatre

classroom Eve McSoriley says teaching is great, but you need a sense of humour if you're going to get through.

A very steep learning curve

Costas Thrasyvoulou is nearly finished his teacher training and says it's the toughest thing he has done.

No breaks for teachers

We are about the children

Funding 'pitiful' for school with needs

Linda Munkowits A tight budget hasn't stopped Manuka Primary School in Auckland from enrolling more special needs children.

Principal a fan of standards

The principal of Elm Park School is a fan of publishing her school's National Standards results.

The ambulance at the top of the cliff

Govt doesn't count 'miracles'

School sets its own standards

Waerenga School's principal puts its success down to involving parents in their children's learning and targeting kids who are slipping behind.

IT 'geeks' have the last laugh

keyboard You might be called a computer nerd, but the odds are stacked in your favour for getting a job, and a well-paying one at that.

IT industy offers rich rewards

Smart with numbers? Good with technology? The IT and tech industries await your call.

Fun to be had with 'nerd' study

Advice on working in IT

What it's like working in IT

Jonathan Eagle is a developer at tech firm Fronde. He talks about what his job involves and why he likes it.