Surfing Iran and Papua New Guinea

Iran had no surf scene when Irish surfer Easkey Britton visited in 2010 but the Waves of Freedom project which she co-founded is helping women get into the sport.

An Irish surfer has shared her passion with women in Iran and Papua New Guinea.

NZQA reviewing typing rule

Declan Callaghan, left, and sister Mirren are happy NZQA is reviewing the rule that blocked their writer Matt Macfarlane, centre, from typing their assessments.

Special-needs students will be able to request their writers to type their assignments.

Schools under pressure

Cashmere High school principal Mark Wilson says his school is facing unprecedented demand for enrolments.

Christchurch's state high schools are seeing "unprecedented" demand for places as families move into the city for jobs.

Rawhiti School becomes one video

Education Minister Hekia Parata celebrates the opening of the new Rawhiti School along with Stella Rihari-Baker, 13, and Petra Brinkerhoff, 5, the school's oldest and youngest pupils.

A Christchurch merger school that has been operating from two sites has celebrated its first birthday on its new grounds.

Te reo funds schooling

Royal Oak Intermediate associate principal Michael Webber is preparing his pupils Teresa Feaomoengalu, Miyah Reynolds-Sinel, Karlos Huch and Fritz Jahnke-Tavana for the Te Reo-athon.

Te Reo Maori is helping pupils get a fair shot at education.

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