The Ministry of Education and primary teachers' union NZEI Te Riu Roa have both expressed their wish to explore "every possible avenue to reach an agreement" through mediation to resolve negotiations over the primary teachers' collective agreement.
Primary school leaders experience physical violence at 10 times the rate of the general population, a health and wellbeing survey has found.
Lyall Lukey, Convener of the recent Education Leaders Forum “Valuing Educators-Revaluing Education” argues that precipitate strike action is counterproductive to lifting the status and salaries of present teachers and recruiting the next generation.
It is the end of an era for five Havelock North High School staff, as they retire after more than 40 years of service.
Auckland's biggest school is investigating building houses for its teachers in a desperate move to stop teachers leaving the city because of sky-high house prices.
Principal Ricardo Fox agrees with the findings of a new survey that shows principals are under a lot of pressure and struggle to find a good work-life balance. He talks to ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY about the realities of the job.
Auckland's teacher shortage is forcing many schools to cut literacy and extension programmes, a principals' survey has found.