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