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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Stocktake of policies on te reo Māori in schools

It is Te Wiki o te reo Maori (Maori Language week) and just ten days until the general election. In light of the week’s theme Kia Ora te Reo Maori – Let the Maori Language live, we examine each of the political parties policy on te reo Maori.

Watch: Education policy about what’s right not buying votes

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern talks tertiary education policy, productivity and the next generation with Mike Hosking, ahead of tonight's leaders' debate.

Teachers speak up about National Standards

National Standards is still one of the most contentious issues in primary education. The Labour Party have said that they’ll rescind National’s centrepiece education policy from the 2008 election should they find themselves in the big office after September 23 this year.

Watch: Decile system to be scrapped

Education minister Nikki Kaye explains what will replace the current school decile system by 2019.

Bonus of up to $17,500 for beginner teachers at all Auckland schools

New teachers starting their first jobs in any Auckland school from next year will get a bonus of $17,500 if they stay in the job for five years.

Opinion: Roger Smyth – how the new government will transform tertiary education

ROGER SMYTH anticipates some interesting changes for New Zealand’s tertiary education system under a Labour-NZ First government.

What would New Zealand education look like under an Act government?

JUDE BARBACK interviews Act Party leader David Seymour about Act’s education policies.

Opposition sceptical of announcement to scrap decile system

The National Government is promising a new indexing system that will be a better model than deciles were for students, at schools that are deemed low on that scale.

National’s plans to bolster National Standards

National will update National Standards as part of its $379 million education package.

Opinion: Briar Lipson – Partnership schools and pre-election policies

New Zealand Initiative Research Fellow BRIAR LIPSON looks at the role partnership schools play in helping our most disadvantaged students.

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