Education Minister Chris Hipkins says he's disappointed the primary teachers' union has decided to go ahead with strikes next week without taking the Government's latest offer to its members.
Primary school teachers will this week go ahead with rolling regional strikes after teachers rejected the latest Government pay offer.
Secondary teachers’ union PPTA says the Government’s latest offer does not go any way to solving the supply, retention and workload issues that are affecting the sector.
The Government has admitted the new $217 million education package is just a start.
Teachers are labelling the Government's $217 million education package as a huge win but say it's not enough to stop strike action.
A new survey has found one-third of Kiwi girls are forced to skip school or work when they have their period because they can't afford sanitary products.
Fa'atili Iosua Esera says parents at his Māngere school can't afford to lose another day's pay so close to Christmas.