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Battle over school reforms begins this week as 70 public meetings begin

A national battle over proposed radical changes to the school system kicks off this week with the first of more than 70 public meetings.

ChalkTalks Panellist Q&A: Karen Spencer

Education Central asks Wellington High School deputy principal Karen Spencer about her views on the Tomorrow's Schools review in the run-up to the Chalk Talks panel discussion on the review.

School divide may force compromise on radical shakeup

Radical plans to end New Zealand's system of self-governing schools are opposed by almost half of all school boards, judging by an initial sampling.

Epic battle starts over Tomorrow’s Schools reforms

In the Weekend Herald's survey, schools are split on whether the funding changes proposed in the taskforce report will benefit their pupils.

ChalkTalks Panellist Q&A: Peter O’Connor

Education Central asks Professor Peter O'Connor from The University of Auckland's Faculty of Education and Social Work about his views on the Tomorrow's Schools review in the run-up to the Chalk Talks panel discussion on the review.

Tomorrow’s Schools Issue 8: Central Education Agencies – Spelling the end of ERO and...

In an eight-part series, Education Central looks closely at the key issues addressed by the taskforce in the Tomorrow’s Schools Review report. The eighth issue is central education agencies. Is the proposed Education Evaluation Office the answer?

Tomorrow’s Schools Issue 7: School Resourcing – Moving away from decile funding

In an eight-part series, Education Central looks closely at the key issues addressed by the taskforce in the Tomorrow’s Schools Review report. The seventh issue is school resourcing. How do we make funding more equitable?

Tomorrow’s Schools Issue 6: School leadership – Five year principal contracts

In an eight-part series, Education Central looks closely at the key issues addressed by the taskforce in the Tomorrow’s Schools Review report. The sixth issue is school leadership. What effect will five-year principal contracts have on schools? And is it a good idea to distance boards of trustees from principal appointments?

EducationCentral | ChalkTalks – What will Tomorrow’s Schools look like tomorrow?

Educators and parents are urged to get in quick to secure their spots at Education Central’s second ChalkTalk: an exceptional and expert panel discussion on the Tomorrow's Schools review.

Tomorrow’s Schools Issue 5: Teaching

In an eight-part series, Education Central looks closely at the key issues addressed by the taskforce in the Tomorrow’s Schools Review report. The fifth issue is teaching, looking at professional development, teacher appraisal and moving towards a more future-focused teacher workforce strategy.
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