Jobs may be on the line at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa after a damning review released by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority coupled with a forecast deficit.
The Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (formerly Education Council) responds to criticism of the Teacher Education Refresh programme.
New Zealand has a dire shortage of teachers. Yet despite recruitment campaigns and refresher programmes, a number of stories are emerging of overseas and returning teachers struggling to navigate the systems and costs involved with getting work in New Zealand schools. JUDE BARBACK suggests that valuing the existing teacher workforce is a better long-term solution.
A 15 per cent pay claim by secondary school teachers is "out of the ballpark", Education Minister Chris Hipkins has warned.
Secondary school teachers from around the country are being advised to reject the latest pay offer from the Ministry of Education.
Kit Haines was in a communications role writing stories about students when he realised he wanted to be in the classroom helping students write their own stories.
The Ministry of Education defends its offer and its work with the sector, as primary teachers and principals prepare to vote on whether to hold a national week of one-day strike actions in November.
Auckland University is proposing to terminate its mainstream advisory service for teachers - even though the Government has promised to create a new national advisory service.
More strikes by both primary and secondary teachers look on the cards as both teacher groups gather for their annual conferences this week.