Rāhina 1 o Whiringa ā nuku

University of Auckland scraps most teacher in-service support after $2.5m loss

Auckland University is proposing to terminate its mainstream advisory service for teachers – even though the Government has promised to create a new national advisory service.

Principals dubious about truancy report

School principals are dubious about research suggesting initiatives from countries including Bhutan and Peru can help New Zealand fight rising truancy.

People Potential bag gong for quality education

People Potential has won the best independent tertiary education providers award, beating almost 200 similar institutions throughout New Zealand for the top accolade.

Media releases

 

Big decisions on agenda at NZEI conference

NZEI: There will be two major announcements on Monday October 1: one at 10.10am on shaping the future of early childhood education and one at 3pm on the same day on the primary teachers’ and principals’ campaign. This includes an update on next steps after an emphatic rejection by teachers and principals of the Ministry’s latest offers in the current collective agreement negotiations.

Opinion

 

Editorial: University of Auckland’s education ranking drop huge blow

Only two years ago, the university was rated 165th in the Times Higher Education rankings, which began in 2004 and are widely used by students and their families to help inform their choice of learning establishment – even if the rankings’ stated aim is more as a comprehensive database of the world’s best universities.

 

 

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