On Monday the Industry Training Federation (ITF) announced the 'Got a trade? Got it made!' campaign, intended to reach out to young people with the message that there's more than one way to launch a career.
The Ministry of Education is rolling out a major special education reform to Communities of Learning around New Zealand, but critics say easier access to learning support services needs to be made available to all schools, not just those in Communities of Learning.
There will be a show of solidarity from National to charter schools today, following a protest against their closing led by the Act Party yesterday.
Will the Auditor-General find the Minister’s handling of charter schools to be “fundamentally flawed”?
National’s education spokesperson Nikki Kaye has laid a complaint with the Auditor-General over the Education Minister’s and the Ministry of Education’s handling of charter schools, claiming there have been undeclared conflicts of interest – something the Minister denies.
"It is all a bit raw," Russell Gordon said after calling time on his role as principal of Mount Maunganui College.
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.