It is disappointing that primary teachers and principals have decided so early in negotiations to go on strike, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a brand new primary school in Hobsonville and more classrooms in West Auckland as part of a $49 million investment in Auckland schools.
Primary teachers and principals will go on strike on August 15.
The country's primary school principals and teachers will begin meetings today over whether to accept a pay offer or take industrial action.
With an increasing number of Year 1 to 8 children with depression, severe anxiety and a tendency for self-harm, the need for counsellors in primary and intermediates schools has never been higher. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
Teachers are being warned not to rely on Reading Recovery for struggling young readers because it probably doesn't work, a new report says.
Rachel Helyer Donaldson talks to schools about finding the new normal now that National Standards are a thing of the past.
A range of gardening and environmental competitions and initiatives are currently open to New Zealand schools that are keen to take advantage of programmes promoting a sustainable and healthy approach to life.