Karla Mills is looking forward to wearing trousers to school in 2018.
The Government is being warned that millions of dollars may be at stake because its flagship fees-free policy will essentially rely on "an honesty system".
The Government will look at whether NCEA is over-assessing students.
The Government has announced its plans to try and fix the country’s teacher shortage, and that includes cutting a bonus proposed by their predecessors.
The Treasury has warned that there will be "a gap in systems-level information" on primary school performance because the Government has axed national standards before putting anything in their place.
A teacher who has been censured for stopping two boys banging each other's heads against their desks says that in hindsight she should have left them to it.