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Wellington Schools

Editorial: Parents want to know

A teacher writes on a blackboard OPINION: The huge interest in the publication of national standards data by Fairfax Media outlets proves parents are hungry for information about their schools.

Standards may aid teacher rating

Hekia Parata National standards results could have a role in assessing the performance of teachers, Education Minister Hekia Parata says.

Sweet harmony for Margaritas

Barbershop Queen Margaret College's barbershop chorus has won third place in an international competition without having to leave Wellington.

NCEA credits at red shed

Coral Johnston, 16, in her Warehouse shirt Wellington pupils struggling to complete NCEA can now gain credits by working at the Warehouse.

Hekia Parata 'patronised' teachers

Hekia Parata Education Minister Hekia Parata is being accused of patronising teachers at a conference in Wellington.