Education & play
Sorry, parents. Science is trying to get you an answer, but for now, you're still on your own with this one.
Here are some tips on how to encourage your child to love to read.
Lack of maths and science specialists mean kids are falling behind international standards.
A parody of the Beastie Boys song Girls, has been pulled from an ad for girls' toys, amid legal wrangles.
Sending a list of spelling words home on Monday to be tested on Friday is not teaching.
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Kiwi dad's efforts to raise money for care of autistic son win the backing of a cluster of NZ musicians.
Parents voice concern after pro-life campaigners give children rubber foetus dolls.
Rising costs have become a huge barrier for children going on educational and fun school trips.
Kiwi kids are blobbing out and packing on the pounds under the glare of the TV screen.
New laws could soon be passed to better screen for sex abusers in schools.
It's true, children are able to explain straightforward concepts to adults, who complicate things.
It is Halloween today! If you are looking for some spooky entertainment this evening, have a look at these family-friendly "scary" movies.
Take a look at these fun, spooky Halloween craft ideas.
Help the kids discover the fascinating world of science with these five fun experiments you can set up with materials easily found around the home.
Southland schools show highest uptake of Milk for Schools programme in the country.
Energetic and positive approach to teaching keys to success, award-winning teacher Micah Hocquard says.
The future locations of Christchurch’s secondary schools will finally be confirmed today.
A Wellington firm is understood to have won the contract to publish the School Journal series.
Boy writes a letter about ninjas to the deadliest man on the planet - and gets a response.
At some point during the day my daughter will ask to play on the iPad and faster than you can say 'Angry Birds Star Wars Edition', I'll be drowning in guilt.
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