Another week, another strike, although this one was more poignant than prominent.
Early intervention teacher Katherine Reilly said her and her colleagues go “above and beyond every day” – but with the demand on their services growing, they’re nearing breaking point.
NZGovt: The Government is seeking feedback on proposed changes to home-based early childhood education.
NZGovt: The Government is expanding the number of Trades Academy places to help more senior secondary school students into employment, and simplifying the way Māori and Pasifika Trades Training students access the resources they need, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
Primary and intermediate teachers may strike again if their demands for more pay and better working conditions aren’t met.
The teachers’ unions have, in recent years, championed opposition to charter schools and a refusal to countenance paying teachers on performance. The inevitable result of these strategies is the enduring low salary for teachers that they are so valiantly marching against.