SecondaryEd news 23 August 2017

Election policies; NZEI support staff to take pay equity case; voluntary bonding scheme; and more...

Education: can we trust the teachers?
New Zealand Herald
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party is somewhere in the middle, broadly keeping the current system but delaying national standards until Year 6 and postponing the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) until a student's final year in school.

Education leaders to attend Rotorua forum
Rotorua Daily Post
Around 100 education leaders will meet at the annual Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua this week to better understand how to help positively shape the futures of children and young adults.

Rotorua principals unaware of bonus scheme for new teachers
Rotorua Daily Post
The scheme was launched in 2009 by then-Education Minister Anne Tolley with a budget of $19 million for the first three years.

School support staff vote to launch pay equity negotiations
School support staff have voted to ratify a new Collective Agreement, triggering the beginning of teacher aide pay equity negotiations between NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education.

Studio 274 in Otara shuts down after its funding is cut
Manukau Courier
But according to the Ministry of Education, an evaluation found that the programme was not in line with government objectives for learning.



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