Education & play
Just because you hated maths doesn't mean your kids have to. Here are some tips to help make numbers interesting.
This isn't just sand - it's magic sand, and you'll find yourself as keen to play with it as your kids are.
If you are after a kids' birthday party that's full of fun and costs next to nothing this is the one for you .
Children as young as seven to get sex ed in UK but Kiwi school leaders say it's parents' responsibility.
Classrooms are being redesigned around the catch phrase "modern learning environment".
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Pilot programme 'Success for Boys' is helping boys get excited about story writing.
A new study has found playing video games for a short time could be positive for kids.
Is changing the school your child attends the solution to stop bullying?
Students with special learning needs are still missing out on help with exams, despite an expensive assessment fee being scrapped.
Are school holidays a time for kids to chill out and relax, or do they need some structured activities to stop them running amok?
Smartphone technology is helping schools to report absences and check events.
Can your kids still string together a proper written sentence or has everything been reduced to text talk?
Rainbow looms and Dreamworks trading cards have taken Kiwi kids by storm.
Our smartest kids may be missing out in the classroom, as teachers and resources are focused on helping their under-achieving peers.
A couple whose 9-year-old son was allegedly strangled and stomped on have had enough.
When it comes to judging the best picture books in the country, we have asked the true experts.
The bumps and bruises of childhood are being micro-managed out of existence and adventurer Bear Grylls thinks it's doing our children a disservice.
A programme designed to actively engage parents is lifting achievements rates and will be rolled out across New Zealand.
I've been letting my 5-year-old watch TV or the iPad after school, because it's just easier and, you know, I have things to do!
Would you ban presents at your child's birthday party? This mum did - what happened next might surprise you.
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