Rāapa, te 27 o Pipiri

Full-day teacher strike suggested at West Auckland union meeting

Some West Auckland teachers want a full-day strike to show their frustrations over pay negotiations.

Education Minister makes call to shut the Wairarapa school with few students

Education Minister Chris Hipkins made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon that Tuturumuri School, which had no students at the start of the year, and now has six, will be closed.

Government pay offer does nothing to address ‘crisis’ in schools, union says

About 2000 NZEI Te Riu Roa members from the Waikato area attended a meeting at the Claudelands Arena on Monday to vote on the Government pay offer.

Young people choose to earn, not learn

People in their early twenties are more likely to be earning and less likely to be learning, Stats NZ said today.

Since 2004 (when the series began), 20-24-year-olds have been the key contributors to the number of young men and women not in employment, education, or training (NEET).

Rotorua principal calls for clearer guidelines around physical restraint

John Paul College principal Patrick Walsh said the issue had been widely discussed in education circles.

“[The guidelines] are too vague so principals and teachers are worried that if they restrain a student, they may be facing criminal prosecution,” Walsh said.

Diversity equals success for tertiary scheme

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations says getting more Māori into tertiary education should be one measure of the Government’s free fees policy.

Media Releases

New appointments will push te reo Māori

NZGovt: Today’s appointments to te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori Board will mean that the promotion of the Māori language as a living language will be in excellent hands, says the Minister for Māori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta.

Changing workplaces require innovative approach to education

Infometrics: New Zealand needs a national skills strategy and greater collaboration across the tertiary education sector, according to a report released today by Infometrics. From education to the economy: Megatrends affecting NZ’s working environmentexamines changes in the workforce that will take place over the next 20 years

 

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