Principals are concerned about whether overseas teachers will be culturally responsive to Māori and Pasifika students.
The academics’ union, the Tertiary Education Union, says the highest salary at any university or polytechnic should be no more than five times the lowest salary.
National says a low uptake by Māori of fees free tertiary study shows the flagship Labour policy wasn’t properly thought through.
Staff at kōhanga reo (Māori language preschools) are earning minimum wage and the Māori movement is suffering from years of underfunding, an educational trust says.
A student affected by exam errors has started a petition to get a student appointed to the board of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
An Indian teacher who tutors kids at Edukids early childhood centre is encouraging more teachers to practise Māori education. Judy Mathew has a true passion for te reo Māori.
As education spokesperson for the Green Party for nearly nine years, I spent many hours with teachers and their unions, examining legislation which undermined the quality public education system…The recent teachers strikes are a last-ditch effort from a profession with legitimate expectations of fundamental change, relief and reward.
You can’t rely on the weather but there are two things you can set your clock by in November: NCEA exams and NCEA exam controversy.
Tertiary Education Union: A new report launched by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) calls on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to restore a decade of lost tertiary education funding to at least 2.7 per cent of GDP by 2021, and to replace National’s failed market model with a public good, quality education model (1,2,3).