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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

High school teachers may lodge unusual claim for immediate 5 per cent pay rise

High-school teachers may lodge an unusual claim for an immediate 5 per cent pay rise, a year before their next wage increase is due, to help overcome a desperate teacher shortage.

Primary school teachers plan stopworks, may have new pay offer

Primary school teachers will hold crucial stopwork meetings next month which may either settle their pay dispute or lead to further strikes.

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.

Calls for more assistance for new teachers

A Canterbury teacher is calling for teacher aide's in every classroom for those early in their career.

Overseas teacher recruitment drive doubles

The Government has more than doubled its target for recruiting overseas teachers to fill a shortfall of 850 teachers next year.

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.

Marsden School teacher to represent NZ in global research

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...

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.

Principals say teachers working sick as schools struggle to find relievers

Teachers are going to work sick as schools struggle to find relief staff to cover absences, Bay of Plenty principals say.

Striking not way to get pay rise – education experts

Education experts say strikes aren't the way to go for teachers to get pay increases.

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