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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Why does nobody know about the Voluntary Bonding Scheme?

The NZEI says the Government has been seemingly shy about promoting an existing bonding scheme, which could be an effective tool in easing shortages, particularly in Auckland.

Support package for distance learning

"The Ministry has surveyed schools and about half say they are well set up currently for distance learning using the internet. But we are taking action to support new connections and resources for students...

$5000 grant proves ‘massive incentive’ for foreign teachers

A new $5000 relocation grant is proving a "massive incentive" for agencies recruiting overseas teachers, as schools reopen after the summer holidays this week.

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.

New “become a teacher” TV advertising campaign

A new advertising campaign to attract more teachers to the profession will launch on TV tonight, in response to the teaching shortage crisis.

Trained overseas teachers and skilled migrants key to early childhood teacher shortages

The Early Childhood Council (ECC) says teacher shortages are not just a school issue, and it’s not just an Auckland problem.

Opinion: James Bentley – Election offered no answers to the teacher shortage

New Zealand's state and state-Integrated education system has for more than 40 years been the envy of other nations.

New Zealand’s primary school leaders experiencing high rates of physical violence

Primary school leaders experience physical violence at 10 times the rate of the general population, a health and wellbeing survey has found.

Don’t come to New Zealand, British teachers warn colleagues back home

Two British teachers hired to help fill Auckland's desperate teacher shortage are warning other foreign teachers not to come because of the bureaucratic obstacles to recognising overseas qualifications and experience.

Kaye: Prime Minister needs to help resolve teacher strikes

National's education spokesperson Nikki Kaye has called for the Prime Minister and Finance Minister to step in and help Education Minister Chris Hipkins by providing "a circuit breaker" to resolve the teacher strikes.

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