Category: In the News

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Secondary School Teachers to Strike

Secondary teachers will go on strike next month after “running out of patience” with collective contract negotiations, their union’s president says. Thousands of teachers will walk off the job in a national day of...

Tomorrow Schools and the Equity Gap

It’s interesting to see that word “review” and “reform” getting bandied about. At one point, reform was an issue as we fought off “GERM”… Now, a review is taking place of our school system,...

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 – and more than half of that went to just 10 per cent of schools. Wellington College received the most money...

More pupils, less teachers

South Canterbury primary schools are full to the brim for next year but finding enough teachers to teach them is a different story. For many of the region’s schools, 2019 is going to be a...