SecondaryEd news 25 July 2017

Teacher shortages; Talking about suicide; Charter schools; and more...

Teacher shortage looming for Waikato too
Hamilton News
Waikato schools are a couple of years away from having the same problems finding teachers currently experienced in Auckland, according to Waikato Principals' Association president Hamish Fenemor.

'Don't shut us down on suicide'
New Zealand Herald
Young people say adult censorship of suicide has to stop as research shows almost one in 20 secondary school students report trying to take own lives each year.

Young teachers planning to leave Auckland
Radio New Zealand Audio
The Education Ministry says teacher retention in the city is generally high at more than 92%.

Fresh future for Queen Elizabeth College and new principal
Manawatu Standard
There is work to do in literacy, numeracy and NCEA achievement, and building pupils' confidence.

Labour to 'tweak' special character schools, save charter schools from closure
Stuff.co.nz
Labour plans to make changes to special character schools, which will throw a lifeline to the charter schools they promise to shut down.

Vanuatu to offer free education from next year
Radio New Zealand
The prime minster Charlot Salwai had confirmed from next year there will be free early education and secondary education for students from year 7 to year 10.

UK 'There is inevitably an arms race': parents on opportunity hoarding
We asked readers to share their thoughts about opportunity hoarding and how far they’d go to give their children the best chance in life.

Last modified on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 11:22