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Saturday, October 16, 2021

NZ Herald editorial: Auckland poorer if young careerists cannot afford its houses

The damage done to Auckland by house price inflation is starkly apparent when young couples start looking for work elsewhere once they contemplate having children.

Teacher supply package a good start but more needed

Teachers have welcomed the Government's teacher supply package announced today but say more is needed to address the full extent of the teacher shortage problem.

Up to 10,000 may march in Auckland tomorrow as teachers strike

Up to 10,000 teachers, children and parents are expected to march up Auckland's Queen St tomorrow in the first strike by primary teachers for 24 years.

Auckland teachers tell it like it is

Two Auckland teachers share what it is like to work and live in Auckland.

Government pledges support for schools without staff

Chris Hipkins says there's a range of support that schools can access and they need to be talking to the Ministry of Education.

Students favouring health, engineering and IT over accounting, teaching

New Zealand is training a lot more doctors and nurses, but fewer accountants and teachers, as students seek out courses that will get them good jobs.

Teacher unions to vote on joint strike action

Primary and secondary teacher unions NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) will both ballot members next week on whether to take joint strike action on 29 May.

Response: Teacher Education Refresh programme is working

The Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (formerly Education Council) responds to criticism of the Teacher Education Refresh programme.

Opinion: Peter Lyons – The tired, acrimonious dance of teacher pay negotiations

Peter Lyons says we need to seriously rethink the way we appraise teachers.

Eighteen and already making a difference to children with disabilities

At just eighteen years old, Hastings teacher aide, Willa Sophia Maguire-Harbrow, is doing amazing work supporting children with special needs at Kōwhai Special School.


Tertiary education institutions are feeling the pressure to accelerate their digital...

The pandemic forced many tertiary education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to speed up their ongoing digital transformation efforts.