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Teaching sounds a lot like parenting - emotionally tiring, often underappreciated and not always fun.
''It's just sending a really bad message," says a parent with a student at the Auckland secondary school.
Students have been left scrambling to find a new major after their chosen course was scrapped at short notice.
Invercargill councillor deeply concerned about proposed polytechic merger prompting her to start a petition to "Save Southland's SIT.''
OPINION: To stop kids styling their hair in afros or braids is to ask them to abandon their natural characteristics.
Otago University will not support a ground-breaking initiative allowing students to check their drugs during O-Week.
The school, based on a model used in Bali, is being designed by the engineers behind U2's world tour stage.
Former polytech CEO sent thousands of messages to female staffer whom he also had professional influence over.
OPINION: Gender shouldn't play a role in the teaching profession anymore, we should just be looking for the best teachers.
A proposed overhaul to polytechnics could see changes to the top of the south educational sector, including job cuts.