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Education Ministry slammed for ‘corrupt’ video on teachers’ pay dispute

The Ministry of Education is being slammed for "corrupt" use of taxpayers' money for a video trying to persuade primary teachers to accept the ministry's latest pay offer.

Secondary school teachers reject latest pay offer, vote to strike, PPTA says

Secondary teachers have voted overwhelmingly to reject the Government's latest pay offer and to take strike action.

Secondary teachers to reveal pay offer decision today

Secondary teachers will today announce whether they will accept the Government's latest pay offer or take further strike action.

Primary and secondary teachers unite in campaign for better pay

Primary and secondary education unions will join forces in their campaign for better pay and conditions for teachers if their wishes are not met.

Education Ministry refuses to pay for teacher registration while no agreements with unions in...

Some teachers are upset that the Ministry of Education won't pay for their professional registration to be renewed while there are industrial negotiations underway and no settlement.

NCEA injustice: Huge gaps in reader-writer assistance

Up to a third of students at some schools are getting someone else to read and write their exams for them - but students needing help at many poorer schools are missing out.

NCEA English students ‘stressed out’ by online computer glitch

More than 3000 students have been hit by a computer glitch which left many "stressed out" in their first big external exam.

Teachers confident they can get more money

Primary teachers think they can get more from the government, despite a firm line being drawn in the sand.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says teachers keep asking for more

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has accused primary teachers of increasing their demands every time the Government makes a concession.

Striking primary teachers at meeting in Auckland are urged to ‘fight for your professional...

Primary teachers' leaders are urging members to keep fighting into next year so they can be joined by secondary teachers.


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Teachers deregistered for almost 600 matters in past 5 years

Teachers have been struck off the teaching register for almost 600 matters in the past five years for offences ranging from dishonesty to sexual contact with students.


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