History curriculum a mammoth task

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced this week that New Zealand history would become a compulsory subject in schools ...

Government faces mammoth task with just two years to debate and implement a compulsory New Zealand history curriculum.

Comms with diplomats 'inappropriate'

A sign for the Confucius Institute at the University of Canterbury (file photo).

China-backed Confucius Institutes teach Mandarin language in schools - but one in Auckland appears to be doing diplomatic work.

Class reunites after 60 years

Former students from Nelson Intermediate School's class of 1959/1960 reunite to honour their teacher Eric Parker ...

"The loud ones are still loud, the quiet ones are still quiet," as Eric Parker's class of '59 gets back together.

NZ's history lessons

Oscar Kightley is hopeful society will change for the better with New Zealand history becoming compulsory in schools ...

OPINION: Knowing our past – warts and all – gives a much fuller picture of the world around us.

Tamariki the teachers at this school

Luckina (Lucky) Aria, 8, interviews the tamariki at Torbay School who  teach te reo Māori and sign language.

At Torbay School the kids have taken over to teach te reo Māori to younger students.

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