The Early Childhood Council (ECC) says teacher shortages are not just a school issue, and it’s not just an Auckland problem.
After 20 years of service with the Department of Corrections, Tauranga man Nick Powell felt an overwhelming need to do more to help the prisoners he worked with. Alarmed by the rates of offenders...
A North Shore principal has left "disappointment and initially anger" in his wake by moving on to a bigger school after just 18 months.
Teacher unions are warning of likely strikes to seek pay rises costing "hundreds of millions of dollars", including an extra allowance for teaching in areas of expensive housing such as Auckland.
NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand Principals Federation, Auckland Primary Principals Association and Waitakere Area Principals Association have developed a 10-point plan to resolve Auckland's teacher crisis.
Many teacher education providers are pushing for a master’s level qualification to become the minimum requirement to become a teacher, while others think this approach will deter aspiring teachers. With the initial teacher education (ITE) postgraduate pilot now in its third year, the Ministry of Education is getting closer to making a decision on the future shape of ITE. Which way will it go and what impact will it have? asks JUDE BARBACK.
New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council chair James Morris discusses the elephant in the room – how pay is affecting New Zealand's secondary teacher shortage.
Teachers are gearing up for hard - but colourful - industrial action over pay equity, higher pay and lower workloads.