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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

‘Boys in skirts’ win battle to wear shorts to school in summer

The 'boys in skirts' protesters have won their battle to wear shorts at school during the summer in order to beat the heat.

New funding contracts for CRIs

New funding contracts for New Zealand's Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) have begun, marking the 25th anniversary of the CRIs. The seven-year contracts, which combined represent a $1.2 billion investment, are the first to be issued...

Careers NZ now part of Tertiary Education Commission

Careers New Zealand (CNZ) is now part of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), following the passing of the Education (Update) Amendment Act, which took effect on July 1. Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and...

Part-time secondary teachers seek equal pay

Another equal pay claim was brought before the Employment Relations Authority this week as PPTA members seek mediation to resolve the issue of part-time secondary teachers not receiving the same rate of non-contact time as full-time teachers. Teachers...

Teachers’ PLD to become Education Council’s responsibility

Responsibility for teachers’ professional learning and development (PLD) will be transferred from the Ministry of Education to the Education Council.

Government wants young Kiwis to be ‘global citizens’

The Government has adopted a new strategy aiming to make young New Zealanders "global citizens".

Teacher aides win talks on pay equity, early childhood next in queue

Teacher aides and other school support staff have won Government agreement to start talks on pay equity, and early childhood teachers want to be next in the queue

Digital fluency investment marks biggest change to curriculum in a decade

A new National Digital Championship aimed at exciting students to use digital technologies to come up with innovate ways to solve community, social or environmental challenges is among the initiatives included in a $40...

Manurewa Intermediate School shines at PM’s Education Excellence Awards

Students and staff at Manurewa Intermediate School are "over the moon" today after taking out the Supreme Award at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards last night in Auckland. Principal Iain Taylor shared the news with students at...

Early childhood teachers launch pay equity claim

Following the pay equity settlement for aged care and community support workers, early childhood teachers are looking to follow suit. Union NZEI Te Riu Roa is launching a new claim for pay equity for...


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

Sponsored article  With a vision for “An equitable and thriving Aotearoa through learning”, CORE Education | Tātai Aho Rau is on a mission to push...