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Friday, October 22, 2021

Changes to NCEA announced

Education Minister announced major changes to the NCEA today in a pre-Budget announcement.

A day in the life of a secondary teacher

Wellington Girls' College teacher Cameron Stewart outlines what his day at work on Wednesday 15 May entailed, in an effort to demonstrate the complexities and workload of a typical day in the life of a teacher.

At least 12 new schools planned for growing Auckland

Auckland will get at least 12 new schools in the next 12 years to cope with the region's fast-growing population.

School could be to blame for adult illiteracy

People slipping through the cracks of the education system are being blamed for a high level of illiteracy in adults.

New site for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu,...

A new site has been purchased for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu in Hastings, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe announced today.

The death of National Standards

Many teachers are applauding the Education Minister's announcement that National Standards are to be scrapped and replaced with a system more focused on students' progression across all areas of the curriculum.

Better pay and conditions on the cards for home-based ECE teachers

The Government's review of home-based early childhood education includes a raft of proposed changes now open for consultation.

Far North intermediate school uses ‘forbidden’ name linked to child tragedy

A Far North school is under fire for naming a classroom after a tragedy in which multiple children died.

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.

Pay equity settlement announced for Ministry of Education support workers

The Government has announced today a pay equity settlement for 329 support workers who work with young children in early childhood and primary schools.

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