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Wellington, NZ
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Have your say

Past Poll Results

Poll TitleOption AOption BOption CTotal Votes
Do you support the Bill that will require every school to teach at least one second language?Yes - 72.7%No - 24.2%Other - 3% >>"If it is funded superbly"33
Do you think the push to have 98 per cent of children enrolled in early childhood education has detracted from the quality of learning and care in many ECE centres?Yes - 88%No - 12%NA25
A Rotorua principal believes legalising cannabis would make it even harder for principals and teachers to keep drugs out of school. Do you agree?'Yes - 67.5%No - 30%Other - 2.5%40
Are Innovative Learning Environments a dangerous experiment or the way forward?Dangerous Experiment - 67.8%The way forward - 25.3%Other - 6.9%
Comments: "Not necessarily good for all subjects; further research needed." | "Don't know" | the rest agreed with 1st comment
Should teachers have access to training to help manage violent students and difficult situations only when faced with a particular child or circumstance, OR should ALL teachers receive training in this area?For a particular child - 7.7%All teachers - 92.3%NA52
Should National Standards stay or go?Stay - 29%Go - 71%NA63
Do you support performance-related pay for teachers?Yes - 29%No - 71%NA70
Should the Education Ministry's new special education reform be extended beyond Communities of Learning so all schools benefit?Yes - 88%No - 12%NA59
How important do you think it is that our high school students are Asia-ready?Very Important - 71%Somewhat Important - 29%Not Important - 0%7
Do you support partnership schools in New Zealand education?Yes - 31.9%No - 68.1%NA47
Would you prefer zero-fees tertiary education with no Student Allowance or the current system (with student fees and Student Allowance)?Zero-fees tertiary education with no Student Allowance - 80%Student fees with Student Allowance - 20%NA20
'Do you think New Zealand needs a cross-party, sector-wide Education Hui to help inform the longer-term goals and direction of New Zealand education?'Yes - 89.8%No - 10.2%NA86
Do you agree with banning social media at school to help stop online bullying or is a blanket ban going to backfire?Agree with the ban – students shouldn’t be online socially at school - 12.5%Disagree with the ban – it will only force usage underground - 87.5%NA24
Should charter schools close?Yes - 9.5%No - 90.5%NA1,190
What do you think should be the Education Minister's key priority in the recently announced education work programme?Reviewing Tomorrow's Schools - 23.2%
NCEA review - 9.8%
Vocational education - 3.7%
School Property - 0%
Learning Support - 23.2%
Education workforce - 25.6%
Maori & Pasifika achievement - 11%
Other - 3.7%
"Understanding, kmowledge and evidence based support for children with dyslexia."
"Transitions and breaking down silos"
"Teachers spending more time doing admin than teaching."
Do you think it is essential students adhere to school rules around things like make-up, jewellery, hair length and uniform?Yes - 35%No - 65%NA137