Unleash Education Blog

The Teacher Crisis as it is.

Recently there has been a lot in the media about teachers pay, and current issues in education. This was somewhat heightened by the August strike – the first primary teachers have been on since...

Striking Teachers: Win or Lose?

While a resounding cheer went up at ‘The Stadium’ when given the option of striking for two days, numerous teachers looked at each other and shook their heads. Minutes before we were told of...

Teacher Workload: After the Standards

There was a small sigh of relief when the Rt Hon. Chris Hipkins announced that National Standards were no longer a government requirement for primary schools to use. Okay; it was more of a...

Modern Learning Environments become Innovative

What’s in a name? Community of Schools = Community of Learning Charter Schools = Partnership Schools Modern Learning Environment = Innovative Learning Environment Given that the Ministry of Education has launched it’s latest site...

School Donations: Rich get Richer…

Original Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/109937537/rich-school-poor-school-top-schools-get-millions-in-donations-while-others-get-0 About $140 million was donated to New Zealand schools in 2017 Рand more than half of that went to just 10 per cent of schools. Wellington College received the most money...

It’s Time to Teach Back Home

Great to see the NZ Government finally getting on board with the latest NZEI slogan “It’s time”. Of course, they tried to be cool with it, and put in a New Zullund accent in...