Former Zealandia executive manager Patrick Snedden has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to education and Māori.
A growing number of students in New Zealand schools need English lessons to make the most out of school. In the past decade it has increased by 50 percent. But teachers in some parts of the country say they aren’t getting adequate training and the cash available for extra tuition runs out before some students have become fluent.
Labour has today shown what an alternative Government would mean for quality education, by promising to restore funding for Early Childhood Services so they can employ qualified and trained teachers.