Peter Lyons says students are falling through the cracks because of the gaping holes in our schooling system.
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.
Villa Education Trust's Alwyn Poole believes there is a better way to negotiate than harmful strikes.
Peter Lyons says real resilience is shaped by real hardship, something that many parents of today try and circumvent for their children.
As teachers prepare to strike, Dan Hawke of Youth Nelson makes a compelling plea on behalf of alternative education providers to mainstream educators: We fully support you; please support us.