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Teacher shortage hits just over half of NZ primary schools

survey by the NZ Educational Institute (NZEI) has found that 30 per cent of primary school principals say there are no suitable applicants for the jobs they need to fill.

2017 school leavers’ NCEA outcomes remain strong

“Both Māori and Pacific school leavers’ achievement of NCEA level 2 or higher increased slightly, against the overall trend which saw a slight downturn,” Dr Craig Jones, Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Education.

Jobs tempt more young Kiwis into leaving school without University Entrance

More young New Zealanders are quitting school early, as a buoyant job market tempts them straight into work without completing Year 13.

Standing up for Te Reo Māori – Reflections from founding member of the Te Reo Māori Society.

When the Te Reo Māori Society gathered support for the Māori Language Petition they faced threats of violence, people set their dogs upon them, and they were pushed and shoved.

Media Releases


Is the education system failing our boys?

Association of Boys’ Schools: Is New Zealand’s education system failing our boys? – New study reveals single sex schools provide a significant advantage for boys in New Zealand.

Pacific people want to see more of their culture and values in education

NZGovt: Pacific people want to be valued and see more of their culture and identity reflected in New Zealand’s education system, says Associate Minister of Education Jenny Salesa, who has just concluded a series of pan-Pacific Education fono across the country.