Possible sites identified for relocating Banks Avenue and Unlimited Discovery 1 merger school.
Two Christchurch schools will be built using a public-private partnership model, education minister announces.
Those who have had little adult conversation at home, have never been read to, and have never seen a book until they arrived at school, will fall even further behind.
Principals say longer lessons are more conducive to modern learning and save time.
Education issues in Christchurch East will be at the centre of a meeting organised by the area's new MP tonight.
Months of work and planning is rewarded as Discovery 1 children head back into the Square.
Christchurch children are becoming "moving targets" between schools as post-quake issues force families to regularly move house.
A great year on and off the sports field has segued into study at Lincoln University for Cheviot Area School Dux Thomas Maxwell.
Canterbury schools are spending thousands on drug dogs to search classrooms and lockers.
Two Christchurch teenagers who went through primary school together are now among the country's top scholars.
Sporty teens are now begging teachers to let them read under an initiative using sports as a focus to their learning.
School principals are at breaking point over Novopay errors which they say have become 'unmanageable'.
Each school has on average more than five staff being paid incorrectly, a survey has found.
Have a question for the education minister? Hekia Parata joins us today for a live chat.
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Pauline Duthie is definitely the "new girl" at Christchurch Girls' High School.
Merger school Waitakiri opens for lessons
Christchurch's first post-quake merger school has opened in a burst of colour with the release of hundreds of balloons.
A Christchurch school has had to relocate after black mould affected its buildings.
A Christchurch school must relocate while repairs are carried out after a mould spore discovery.
Three Christchurch high schools are welcoming intermediate-aged pupils to their roll for the first time.
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With more schools adding tablets and laptops to stationery lists, parents need to switch on to cyber safety.
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Questions remain over whether the Government was short-changed in a $200m payout for quake-damaged schools.
One of the largest insurance payouts in NZ history has been settled for Canterbury schools.
The Ministry of Education has claimed its insurance settlement to cover earthquake damage to Christchurch schools.
The principal of a new-look Christchurch school is confident "the big kids will love having the new kids around".
The Greens would turn schools in lower income areas into hubs to address health, social and welfare needs.
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Changes to the education system will attract experienced teachers to poorer schools, principals say.
State-educating her six children could be as costly as buying a house, a Christchurch mother says.
A "free" education in New Zealand is costing families tens of thousands of dollars, a survey has found.
A charity is crying out for donors as poverty-stricken parents struggle with back-to-school costs.
Teens relaxed about exams
Some teens are happier in the sunshine than checking their marks.
Over 17,000 Canterbury students will have their fingers crossed as NCEA results are released today.
Schools will receive millions of dollars to support 1000 pupils from closed or merged schools.
Figures released by the Ministry of Health show that the child obesity rate in NZ continues to climb.
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PE teacher says he's seen children cry because the grass hurts their bare feet, and kids too obese to get up off the ground without help.
Canterbury was inundated with education announcements throughout 2013, both good and bad.
Many Cantabrians were recognized for their services to the people.
School serves community for 141 years
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Burwood School is losing a "jewel" of the community but one of its long standing principals believes its essence will carry on at its merged school.
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Students sitting NCEA scholarship exams are to be stung with an extra bill because of no-shows.
Going to school during the summer break? Some teens love it.
A pair of macarena-dancing, pint-sized robots are bound for Canterbury classrooms next year to spark pupils' excitement in science.
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