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Education

Words of inspiration for students

Jack Tame Jack Tame, TVNZ's United States correspondent, is back in the country and has urged CPIT students to make the most of their education.

School lunches 'harm kids'

school lunch, eating Our school canteens are still selling foods high in saturated fat, sugar and sodium.

Min Ed's big move

Ministry of Education The Ministry of Education is set to move its head office into a refurbished Bowen St building next year.

St Mary's is a family tradition

Catherine and Sarah Poulter Seven generations of women from Sarah Poulter's family have attended St Mary's College over the last 150 years.

'I'm sick of kids failing'

Willie Jackson Opening a school in Mangere is a "strategic decision" that will help Maori achievement, Willie Jackson says.

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.