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Teachers have complained about early childhood centres serving mouldy bread, ignoring halal rules, and providing cake three times a day, an Auckland researcher says. Audio
Half of the early childhood services surveyed for a new report were regularly serving children unhealthy food like cakes and chips.
Enrolments fell at three big Auckland tertiary institutions last year, while Canterbury institutions continued their recovery, annual reports show.
Some teachers cannot read, write and do maths well enough to do their job, the Education Council says.
Education leaders are warning that one of the government's flagship education policies will fail without more support and big changes.
Falsely claiming a New Zealand university degree is about to get much harder thanks to a new secure system for recording students' qualifications. Audio
Children need to feel welcome in their own schools, and that includes letting them choose which uniform version to wear, the PPTA says. Audio
An internal investigation has been launched after the Education Ministry pulled the plug on a school rebuild it had promised two years earlier.
Parents will face increased creche fees or lower quality education after the government's "unfair" Budget, early childhood education groups say.
About 200 schools were under capacity last year and nearly 500 others were in danger of overcrowding, official documents show. Audio
The surprise closure of four business courses at an Auckland tertiary institution over plagiarism means students will be transferred and re-assessed for English language skills.
More than 300 foreign students will have to transfer to another institution after NZQA discovered significant problems at an Auckland tertiary college. Audio
Children can get legal information about their rights at school at their fingertips, after a community law service developed a mobile chatbot.
An umbrella group for private tertiary institutions is welcoming what it says is NZQA's tougher stance on rooting out poor performers.
Widespead plagiarism and overcrowding has forced the closure of a private tertiary institution that once had 1000 foreign students enrolled.
Fifteen tertiary institutions have missed a government target for reducing the number of failed study visa applications by Indian students.
A decile one kura kaupapa Māori in Kaitaia has the best scholarship achievement rate in the country, RNZ analysis shows.
Staff fear a $3.6 million bailout will not stave off job and course cuts at the West Coast's Tai Poutini Polytechnic.
Most of the first eight charter schools are good at teaching and testing children from Māori, Pasifika and poor backgrounds, an independent evaluation says.
New Zealand's university system has ranked seventh best in the world in an annual global league table, but only after allowing for the size of the economy.
A new government target for writing and maths in primary and intermediate schools will come at a cost to other subjects, warn education unions.
Australian plans to triple the fees New Zealanders pay to study at Australian universities have angered Kiwis living there and upset the New Zealand government. Audio
More problems with English testing for foreign students have emerged, 18 months after the qualifications authority changed the rules to stop abuse from India.
A jump in enrolments from China and the Americas will push the number of foreign students in New Zealand past 130,000 this year, Education New Zealand says.
A former deputy principal who developed an inappropriate relationship with a student and had sex with her after she left school has lost his teacher registration.