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Education

Kapa haka confidence

Kapa haka They only had six weeks' practice before their big performance but Limehills School took to the stage with confidence at one of Southland's biggest kapa haka events.

ERO confirms school woes

waitaki boys high school An Education Review Office (ERO) review into Waitaki Boys' High School has backed up independent reports that identified management and governance issues.

Student fraud rises

Generic money More students are getting caught illegally dipping into public funds.

Band challenge looms for kids

Looms Students at an Auckland school have been looming at a furious pace as they try to set a NZ record for the longest band.

Pupils suspended for hazing

King's College Elite Auckland school suspends senior students after details of hazing ceremony emerge.

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.