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Plan needed to address Auckland’s teacher crisis

Four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers will tomorrow announce their plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis.

Canterbury schools struggling with teacher vacancies

Principals say a shortage of teachers in Canterbury appears to be subject-related.

Lessons in leadership: what can New Zealand learn from the international successful school principalship...

ROSS NOTMAN considers New Zealand research findings from an international educational leadership project and what they mean for the new leadership roles emerging from the Government’s $359m plan to help raise student achievement.

Calling all ECE teachers for research project

SUSAN BATES is calling for early childhood teachers to participate in a research project aimed at gauging conditions, expectations and experiences of ECE teachers in New Zealand, in the context of their health and well-being.

Auckland primary teacher shortage hits new record

Auckland's primary teacher shortage has hit a new record as schools face a "perfect storm" of record migrant inflows, declining teacher trainees, and an exodus of staff who can't afford the city's housing costs.

Schools cut reading, extension programmes due to teacher shortage

Auckland's teacher shortage is forcing many schools to cut literacy and extension programmes, a principals' survey has found.

A day in the life of a secondary teacher

Wellington Girls' College teacher Cameron Stewart outlines what his day at work on Wednesday 15 May entailed, in an effort to demonstrate the complexities and workload of a typical day in the life of a teacher.

Nikki Kaye says reducing class sizes would help teacher negotiations

Nikki Kaye says committing to reducing teacher workload would go some way to resolving a pay dispute between teachers and the Government.

Tauranga principal says unions’ strike warning alarmist

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 Tauranga.

More than half of Auckland schools up to four teachers short

More than half of Auckland schools are each struggling to fill up to four teaching jobs, a new survey reveals.


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

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