Category: In the News

Palmerston North Herald Return of Free Schooling

Original article: Palmerston North Herald Return of Free Schooling A cost-free education is being trialled at a Palmerston North school – every child’s stationery, sports fees and class trips will be covered for 2018. Parents will...

National Standards should go – teachers

Original article: National standards should go – teachers The possibility national standards in schools could be scrapped has many Manawatū educators rubbing their hands with glee, and parents relieved. The programme set in place standard measures to decide whether...

Private school parents speak out

Original Article: Private school parents speak out against “8-year-olds ‘self-directing’ on iPads and Twitter” after half the school’s teachers resign. Families at a prestigious Christchurch private school have complained to its board and some have withdrawn...