Thursday 16 November

Education Minister faces formidable task

When will teachers know more about the fate of National Standards? What is the state of school infrastructure? How will tertiary education change under Labour? Shane Cowlishaw speaks to new Education Minister Chris Hipkins about his plans.

Parents set to get better information on children’s learning

Parents will have better information about their children’s learning following Government assurances today that schools will be required to report on the full curriculum – not just children’s results in the three National Standards subjects, says NZEI Te Riu Roa…

Language framework should include other tongues as well

Sunita Narayan is delighted to see new initiatives for te reo Maori and Pasifika languages in the Labour-led government’s policy programme, but hopes that other community languages will not be forgotten…

Govt to revise teacher collaboration pay

The new government will reconsider the extra pay lead teachers and principals receive under the Communities of Learning scheme…