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Otago University is considering closing its applied sciences department, merging some programmes into other departments, and getting rid of the design major.
The Prime Minister's chief science adviser says it is "silly" to rule out sugar and fat taxes to tackle the obesity epidemic.
There may be an oversupply of primary teachers, but that isn't helping high schools fill roles.
Teachers are calling for a wider discussion before the Government makes significant reforms to the education sector.
The Govt is reportedly looking into changes to the Education Act, which could see one principal run several schools.
Education Minister Hekia Parata says investing more in a troubled Northland charter school will help children succeed.
Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced she will allow Whangaruru School in Northland to continue operating, because they will struggle to find schooling elsewhere.
Education Minister Hekia Parata is set to make an announcement about the future of an embattled Northland charter school.
Doctors keep promoting osteoporosis treatments that aren't working and corporate sponsorship might be the cause, new research says.
When it comes to robots, it's what's on the inside that counts.
An Auckland primary school teacher has been censured after tickling, smacking and holding his students upside down by the ankles.
The primary teachers' union has agreed to take part in an education programme it previously opposed, secondary teachers are already on board.
Councils want to see rates being paid on by public entities on Crown land - including schools and hospitals.
Most New Zealanders support Government action on restricting junk food marketing to kids, according to a new poll.
A study looking at school choice over the past 25 years shows parents have caused a significant unbalance in school sizes.
A slower Chinese economy and stock market falls aren't expected to have a "significant impact" on students coming to New Zealand, says Education NZ.
Laptops are being banned from some classrooms in the US as research shows people don't absorb as much information on an electronic device as reading words printed on paper.
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