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Education Ministry special needs staff to strike

Ministry of Education staff including psychologists, speech language therapists and occupational therapists have voted to strike on Tuesday, the NZEI union said.

Trade training groups vie with universities for school-leavers

The Industry Training Federation said only 4 percent of young people went from school to trade training, and it hoped to raise that figure with a new “Got a Trade? Got it made” campaign launched today.

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Restoring teachers to their own council moves one step closer

NZGovt:  “The Bill gives the teaching profession the right to directly elect seven of their own to their professional and regulatory body.

Tertiary education Annual Maximum Fee Movement for 2019 set

NZGovt: The Annual Maximum Fee Movement (AMFM) for tertiary education organisations in 2019 has been set to 2%, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.



Teachers hide behind ‘public smiles and private agony’

Has the balance of power between teacher and student shifted too far in favour of the latter?

John Roughan: Teachers’ pay reflects the way they bargain

How do you reinforce their respect for teachers who want more pay and have refused to work that day to show how angry they are? Children understand that is what a child would do but not adults in their experience.