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Friday, February 23, 2018

Opinion: Lynda Stuart – schools shouldn’t have to be “fundraising machines”

NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart says school funding should meet the educational needs of every child.

Sector Voices: the biggest challenge facing education

We asked prominent people from within the sector what they perceived to be the biggest challenge currently facing New Zealand education.

Opinion: Kathy Wolfe – it’s time to make every child matter!

Chief Executive of Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) Kathy Wolfe is calling on political parties to address key policies involving early childhood education.

Mike Williams: Education crucial with rapid change coming

New education Minister Chris Hipkins will be someone to watch in the new Government writes Mike Williams

Opinion: Christine Fletcher – A looming teacher crisis faces Aucklanders

There has been much debate given to Auckland's urgent and long overdue physical infrastructure this election but little consideration given to Auckland's appallingly fragile social infrastructure.

Opinion: Sandy Farquhar – ‘Will the new government make ECE a priority?’

Early childhood education could be back on the political agenda after nine cold years of inadequate government action. Dr Sandy Farquhar writes.

Opinion: Malcolm Dixon – Time to discuss primary school education

Primary school education was seldom mentioned throughout the election campaign and yet for everyone with children or grandchildren education plays an extremely important part in their lives.

Opinion: Stuart Middleton – getting to the heart of demanding more funding

Stuart Middleton, Specialist advisor to the Chief Executive, Manukau Institute of Technology argues that we need to think more carefully about how we spend education funding.

Opinion: Paul Heyward – Government on the right path to fixing the teacher shortage

Making teaching an attractive career that is accessible to students is vital in ensuring that our best and brightest enter the field.

Opinion: Susan Bates – group size matters in ECE

Early childhood education advocate SUSAN BATES argues that group size in early childhood education settings has an impact on children's development.

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