Schools under stress TVNZ John Campbell asks whether it’s time to not just address teacher pay and conditions but the way our education system works.
Wellington cashed in $390 million from international students’ tuition and living costs alone, according to Education New Zealand’s annual report. New Zealand is no longer “flavour of the month” in the international student market, with numbers dropping off in parts of the country to skew aspirational targets.
Schools have resorted to crowd-funding and corporate sponsorship to build and restore playgrounds because public funding doesn’t stretch far enough, principals say.
Religious lessons are off the timetable at Red Beach School, two years after a case against the school was dismissed by the Supreme Court.
Professor Bruce McKenzie has been appointed vice-chancellor of Lincoln University. Lincoln University’s new vice-chancellor says he will do his best to ensure its future in partnership discussions with the University of Canterbury (UC).
NZGovt: Dr Jodie Hunter has been appointed to the Board of the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER), Associate Minister of Education Jenny Salesa announced