A relief teacher’s guide to a happy class With many teacher graduates struggling to find full-time positions, even in subjects for which there are supposedly shortages, relief teaching is a popular option in the interim. Scientist-turned-teacher, PAUL DACOMBE-BIRD, shares what he has learned on the day relief circuit.
New research shows that New Zealand’s schools’ anti-bullying policies are not up to scratch. What else can we do? JUDE BARBACK confronts this uncomfortable topic.