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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    Mums reminded about iodine, folic acid
     17 October 2017
    Many New Zealand mothers are failing to get the message about boosting iodine and folic acid intake, an Otago University study shows.
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    Snow in the south but warm in the north
    14 Oct: There'll be snow on some mountain roads in the South island but the last weekend of the school holidays will be fine in parts of the North Island.... more
    Parents want life skills taught at school
    13 Oct: Two-thirds of New Zealand parents want more social and life skills taught at school, according to a new study.... more
    Malala Yousafzai attends first lectures at Oxford University
    10 Oct: Five years since she was shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking in favour of girls' education, Malala Yousafzai attends her first lectures at the University of Oxford.... more
    NZ students self-harming in droves: study
    10 Oct: Almost a third of Kiwi high school students surveyed for a youth wellbeing study have self-harmed to manage their negative emotions.... more
    Kiwi wasp named after Harry Potter villain
    10 Oct: An University of Auckland researcher has named a native wasp after Harry Potter bad guy Lucius Malfoy in a bid to get more people interested in the insect.... more
    High school students paying thousands to tutoring colleges in struggle for an academic edge
    9 Oct: Some parents are paying up to $20,000 per year to have their children "coached" by tutors to ace high school, but critics say it undermines the education system and those who cannot afford the fees are being left behind.... more
    Christchurch superhero on a mission
    7 Oct: Christchurch superhero, Flatman, is sharing his super power of spreading kindness to kids, and is hoping to form an education program to share his message.... more
    Teens now less risky, but why is a mystery
    4 Oct: Teenagers today are indulging less in risky behaviour than adolescents 20 years ago, but an Otago University researcher says the reasons aren't yet clear.... more
    Auckland Uni gets $1m for new scholarships
    3 Oct: A Canadian philanthropist has gifted more than $1 million to Auckland University for a new scholarship programme aimed at the next generation of leaders.... more

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     20 Sep: Home can be key to obesity fight: NZ study ++++++++++++++++++++
     20 Sep: Car hits five students at Auckland school ++++++++++++++++++++
     21 Sep: Arrest after attack at Lincoln University ++++++++++++++++++
     28 Sep: Energy usage at Victoria gets green tick ++++++++++++++++++
     26 Sep: Hamilton school cleared after lockdown +++++++++++++++++

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      18 Oct: Disabled student has brutal message for teachers who called her 'stupid, made her cry' (NZ Herald)
      18 Oct: Stuart middleton: neets curse must be tackled, it harms all of us (NZ Herald)
      17 Oct: Justine munro: new work order requires education shake-up (NZ Herald)
      16 Oct: Cheapest university fees hit $6000 a year (NZ Herald)
      16 Oct: New book aimed at bridging divide for school parents (
      16 Oct: The vietnam war: america's educator-in-chief ken burns' latest project (
      13 Oct: Spat between university and ministry goes public over karori campus (
      12 Oct: Teaching the homeless to build new homes (RadioNZ)
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