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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    The first generations of 'digi kids' are struggling with literacy as experts warn against screen time
     11 November 2019
    A Four Corners investigation finds there are growing fears among education experts that screen time is contributing to a generation of skim readers with poor literacy, who may struggle to gain employment later in life as low-skilled jobs disappear.
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    Disney employees, former assistant school principal arrested in child pornography sting in Florida
    10 Nov: Police in Florida arrest 17 men on child pornography charges, with two of them being Disney employees and one a former assistant school principal.... more
    Police have given the all-clear to Otago Boys' High after a threat was made on the first day of exams
    8 Nov: Police have given the all-clear to Otago Boys' High after a threat was made on the first day of exams... more
    A North Canterbury school is rallying together following the death of a much-loved student
    8 Nov: A North Canterbury school is rallying together following the death of a much-loved student... more
    Concerns pastoral care regulations could penalise people for helping students
    6 Nov: Concerns pastoral care regulations could penalise people for helping students... more
    A school broadband provider says more kids are accessing online pornography
    6 Nov: A school broadband provider says more kids are accessing online pornography... more
    Sydney news: Sydney council may scrap Australia Day, a woman dies after school bus crash
    6 Nov: MORNING BRIEFING: A Labor mayor urges recognition of the "deep hurt" January 26 represents for Indigenous Australians, and a woman dies after being hit by a school bus full of children.... more
    Further details on a University of Canterbury student found dead in his uni accommodation
    5 Nov: Further details on a University of Canterbury student found dead in his uni accommodation... more
    American high school football coach suspended because his team won by too much
    3 Nov: The coach of New York's Plainedge High School football team is suspended for allegedly breaching the league's 'lopsided scores policy', with its 61-13 win said to be unsportsmanlike.... more
    Some Auckland schools are going digital for the upcoming NCEA exams
    2 Nov: Some Auckland schools are going digital for the upcoming NCEA exams... more

     Most Popular Recent Education News
     29 Oct: A Blenheim teacher will be sentenced in December after admitting having sex with two 14-year-old boys +++++++++++++++++++++
     29 Oct: Predatory and abusive, is how a former Blenheim teacher is being described after pleading guilty to having sex with two 15-year-old boys +++++++++++++++++++++
     13 Oct: A clean-up of North Dunedin's streets is now underway ++++++++++++++
     14 Oct: A school bus driver has serious injures after a crash near Wairoa in the Hawke's Bay this afternoon +++++++++++
     28 Oct: Fire and Emergency New Zealand are getting started on a recovery plan for a Christchurch school first thing this morning +++++++++++
     21 Oct: Two early childcare teachers have been censured for force-feeding and smacking children ++++++++++
     16 Oct: The Education and Health Ministries are joining forces to fight measles spreading in schools ++++++++++

     Education NewsLinks
      11 Nov: Tabata amaral: congresswoman dubbed 'brazil's aoc' (BBCWorld)
      10 Nov: Million-dollar marlborough farm donated to lincoln university for student training to be sold (Stuff.co.nz)
      9 Nov: Jack tame: ok, boomers: here's what's up (NZ Herald)
      8 Nov: Pause button pushed on controversial bus changes for elsthorpe (NZ Herald)
      8 Nov: Ministry of education rules out sex teacher investigation as parents demand answers (Stuff.co.nz)
      8 Nov: Sex acts in primary school investigated by oranga tamariki and ministry of education (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Nov: Man tricks girlfriend into sex by claiming he had excess 'white blood cells' (NZ Herald)
      7 Nov: Hipkins minister wishes students success in exams (voxy.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Politics:
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    Law and Order:
    A teen witness who says a Dunedin doctor admitted murder will face cross-examination today 9:46

    Entertainment:
    Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell will both receive a spot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 9:44

    Living & Travel:
    Video shows American Airlines plane sliding off Chicago runway and crashing into snow 9:36

    Rugby:
    Warren Gatland's placed honour before ambition in committing to coach the Chiefs and Lions in the coming rugby seasons 9:26

    Environment:
    Silver-backed chevrotain, or mouse-deer, thought extinct, caught on camera in Vietnam 9:26

    Entertainment:
    Kesha doesn't want to be seen as a "tragedy" 9:14

    Entertainment:
    Olivia Colman "can't remember" the Oscars 8:44

    Health & Safety:
    A former District Health Board chairman says DHBs are handling a double-edged sword - being under funded and in need of a restructure 8:16

    Entertainment:
    Tiffany Haddish is offering a "birthday gift to the world" in the form of a Netflix special 8:14

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