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Overseas teachers paid below legal minimum wage

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that a small number of teachers are being paid below the minimum wage.

‘It is not just about pay’: Tauranga educators reject latest pay offers

The rejection of $700 million in pay increases is about "far more than just money", Tauranga principals say.

Teachers’ strike postponed after Christchurch mosque attacks

A national teachers' strike which had been pencilled in for April 3 has been postponed because of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

“Best mums make the best teacher aides”

A training programme for Teacher Aides has been well received by many, including Jean Newman.

Tauranga to lose more principals, dozens of teachers leave last year

Tauranga is about to lose more school principals, and lost dozens of teachers last year, amid growing concerns about the pressure of today's education system.

Primary teachers ‘disappointed’ with latest pay offer, may strike on April 3

The primary teachers' union says it is "disappointed" with a new pay offer and may hold a third national strike on April 3 if teachers reject the offer.

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.

Teacher shortage: Young Kiwis going teaching again to fill classroom gaps

More New Zealanders are finally going into teaching again, apparently because the teacher shortage is making them confident of getting a job.

Take advantage of overseas teachers, say recruiters

Education recruitment agency assures principals of rigorous recruitment process so that top candidates with relevant experience are put forward for Kiwi teaching positions.

New school opens with 10 teachers for 13 kids

A new state school has been staffed with 10 teachers for an opening roll of just 13 children - at a time of a record teacher shortage.
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