Give trades a chance

New Plymouth builder Luke Nolly says more should be done to encourage students into trades as a career option.

With tradesmen commanding high wages, enviably flexible hours and job prospects anywhere in the world, how is it you can never find one when you need one.

Parents who dream, best for kids

Liz Forde says her educational aspiration for her children (L-R) Tessa, Julia and Hamish is to get a degree.

Parents say they need more money to pay for kids' education - researchers say their support is more important.

Former wananga head drops lawsuit against old empire

Rongo Wetere the founder of Te Wananga o Aotearoa has dropped the lawsuit against his old empire

Multi-million dollar lawsuit dropped against Te Wananga o Aotearoa .

Early childhood disquiet a wake-up call

An early childhood sector survey found one quarter of teachers would not be happy for their child to attend the centre where they worked.

New Zealand's early childhood education system came under friendly fire this week from its own teachers.

Humanitarian engineering diploma for UC

Members of Engineers Without Borders New Zealand help out in Samoa.

Canterbury University is aiming to humanise engineering with a new diploma specialising in disaster and third world infrastructure recovery.

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