Part-time high school teachers have become the latest group to lodge an equal pay claim, as the effects of this week's 20 per cent-plus pay rise for caregivers roll out to other female-dominated groups.
In December, the government announced a new package to address teacher shortages. But as principals look further afield to staff their schools, will these measures be enough, and what effect might they already have on those deciding to enter the profession? MELISSA WASTNEY reports.
Margaret Adeane, Academic Director at Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, has been selected to represent New Zealand in an exciting new initiative to undertake action research projects for girls’ schools across the globe. Adeane will be...
Teacher shortage is thought to be a contributing factor to the increasing number of principals showing significant signs of distress as a result of their job.
Primary teachers and principals have rejected the Government's latest offers of settlement, saying it does not address the teacher shortage that is at "crisis point".
Primary school leaders experience physical violence at 10 times the rate of the general population, a health and wellbeing survey has found.
The new Labour-led Government plans a package of measures before Christmas to overcome teacher shortages which have hit record levels in Auckland primary schools.