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Teachers on strike: A day in the life of a primary school educator

I can understand why teachers are leaving writes primary school educator Carl Pynenburg.

Opinion: Jeremy Baker – NCEA changes far from conservative

Chair of the NCEA Review Ministerial Advisory Group, Jeremy Baker says the changes for NCEA are future-focused and innovative – and anything but traditionalist.

Opinion: Alwyn Poole – Disappointment for Teachers

Villa Education Trust's Alwyn Poole believes there is a better way forward for teachers than taking strike action.

Opinion: Andrew King – Why the Budget is a “slap in the face” for...

Andrew King is Principal of Oropi School, a decile 9 school in the Bay of Plenty. Here, he outlines why the Budget announcement to fund decile 1-7 schools $150 per child in lieu of parental donations disadvantages many decile 8-10 schools.

Opinion: Briar Lipson – The misshapen horse of NCEA

NZ Initiative Research Fellow Briar Lipson discusses the recent NCEA Change Package announcement.

Why I will be striking on Wednesday

Deputy Principal and Special Education Needs Coordinator at Karori West Normal School Janice Jones says New Zealand children deserve teachers who aren’t exhausted and on the edge of burn out.

Opinion: Peter Lyons – Equality of opportunity…yeah right

Peter Lyons says students are falling through the cracks because of the gaping holes in our schooling system.

Why I will be striking on Wednesday

Wellington Girls’ College teacher Cameron Stewart says he is striking for his students and for the right to do his job properly.

An open letter to Minister Hipkins – 13 Reasons Why EVERY teacher deserves a...

Claire Amos says every teacher deserves a generous pay rise, not because it's a tough job, but because it is an important and complex one.

Why I will be striking on Wednesday

NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart says the public response to the teachers’ decision to strike has been humbling and heart-warming.
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