PPTA spokeswoman Liz Robinson said there will be no strikes next week, but could not give further detail.
Prof Dawn Freshwater will be the first female Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland when she takes up the post next March.
The Ministry of Education has decided to pay striking teachers in full today, surprising the secondary teachers' union ahead of talks aimed at resolving the teachers' pay dispute on Thursday.
Teachers are turning up the heat on the Government today by refusing to teach Year 9 students, just two days before talks with Education Minister Chris Hipkins.
Budget 2019 will see $197 million reallocated from the Fees-Free scheme to another area of tertiary education, reforming Vocational Education.
An Auckland family with three children is delighted to see the end of school requests for "donations", but feels little has been done to help their eldest son who has extra learning needs.
True to its name, the Wellbeing Budget delivered initiatives to support young people’s health and wellbeing, including the expansion of the nurses in schools programme.
While Budgetary initiatives to scrap school donations and NCEA fees were welcomed, the education sector is disappointed to see a lack of investment to other areas, including operational funding, teacher pay and early childhood services.