A big protest is expected today as Christchurch's Phillipstown community fights the planned closure of their primary school.
Four Christchurch schools will merge into one 'super-school' under an interim decision announced by Hekia Parata.
Education Minister Hekia Parata put Nelson's Salisbury School through a year of needless strife and anxiety, opposition parties say.
The Government has confirmed Salisbury School near Nelson will stay open.
A review of the Teachers' Council, released today by Education Minister Hekia Parata, has suggested a major overhaul of the regulatory body.
More than $60 million in Government funding will go towards helping address students' behavioural issues, as part of a new education spend.
A 3 News/Reid Research poll shows 75 percent of voters want the Government to dump the pay system.
Unions representing state school teachers say they are concerned the Government is planning to boost private school funding.
The Labour Party says high numbers of education protesters across the country sends a clear message to the Government that all is not well.
An investigation into the way the Ministry of Education handles school closures and mergers was launched today.
A former staff member in Education Minister Hekia Parata's office has taken a personal grievance case against Ministerial Services.
Hekia Parata wants more Pacific representation on school boards to help lift the education achievements of Pasifika people.
Lesley Longstone was paid $1600 a day for her stint at the Ministry of Education.
Former Ministry of Education chief executive Lesley Longstone received a golden handshake of $425,475.33 before tax.
As schools begin to bleed staff, fed up with Novopay, secondary teachers are readying for legal action.
The taxpayer looks set to face more cost over the Novopay bungle, with the Secondary Teacher's Union taking legal action.
The Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) says it’s launching legal action over the Novopay debacle.
The Education Minister told Cabinet she would not allow Wanganui Collegiate to integrate into the state system, but she was overruled within days.
The King of Tonga will arrive in New Zealand today.
Parents and principals sent a strong message to the Government that school closures must not be rushed through, a teacher union says.
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