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Friday, March 22, 2019

Opinion: Jean Andrews – calming the back-to-school jitters

School Counsellors representative on New Zealand Association of Counsellors Jean Andrews discusses managing back to school anxiety.

Response: Nicholas Pole – a system perspective on the current state of ECE

Education Review Office’s Chief Review Officer, Nicholas Pole, responds to recent articles about the early learning sector in New Zealand, emphasising ERO’s role in driving quality and integrity in the early childhood sector.

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Why more and more younger people have an inability...

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) talks about why she is seeing an epidemic of younger and younger people with fatigue and an inability to cope with life.

Opinion: Peter Lyons – Tomorrow’s Schools reforms won’t work without the right resources

Peter Lyons says that without quality people in teaching and education the Tomorrow's Schools reforms are meaningless.

Opinion: Patrick Walsh – Fix teacher shortage, bring back teachers on secondment

There are solutions to the teaching crisis.

Response: Lynda Stuart – Govt needs to address ECE teacher shortage

NZEI Te Riu Roa President, Lynda Stuart, is seeking urgent action on the ECE workforce.

Opinion: Kathy Wolfe – When will the Ministry take action on the shortage of...

While schools are facing teacher shortages, Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Chief Executive Kathy Wolfe urges the Government not to forget about similar recruitment challenges faced by the early childhood education sector.

Response: Peter Reynolds – ECE centres are not “nasty corporates”

Chief Executive Officer of the Early Childhood Council Peter Reynolds responds to Peter Lyons' opinion piece which criticises the early childhood sector for its focus on corporatisation.

Opinion: Peter Lyons – Business and Early Childhood Education make uneasy bedfellows

Peter Lyons says the corporatisation of childcare is fraught with contradictions.

Opinion: Joanna Mathers – Why the New Zealand high school model does students no...

Isn't it time for some tough questions about the high school model? Joanna Mathers investigates.


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