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Maori educators call for better spending to tackle inequality 9 July 2014 More than 200 Maori school leaders meeting in Dunedin this week have condemned the government's failure to invest in real solutions to improve outcomes for Maori students. The
Te Riu Roa believes Labour's policy to provide low-cost computer tablets or laptops to all Year 5-13 students will help prepare students for future education and work, particularly for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. President Judith
New Zealand teachers' unions, have gone to war with President Obama on charter schools, to which many black American parents choose to send their children. In his address to mark charter schools day in America, President Obama said that charter
John Key to rule out a deal with ACT, over its policy of state schools "opting in" to the charter schools scheme. ACT wants it to be part of any coalition talks with National. But President Judith Nowotarski says they don't want to see the future of
00 am Charter schools may put the quality of education Pasifika students receive at risk, participants at a Pasifika education fono warned this weekend. Te Riu Roa fono in Auckland expressed concern about the Government's charter school policy.
32 am Tackling inequality will be a key focus of a two day fono in Auckland later this week where Pasifika education leaders will be looking at how recent Government education policies are likely to impact on Pasifika children.
Te Riu Roa welcomes Labour's plan to make real and much-needed new investment in children's futures, announced in its fiscal policy today. Quality public education provides real long term economic and social benefits yet government expenditure on
Rose Patterson thinks that it is misguided of the primary teachers' organisations to give a thumbs down to the Government's $359m policy on new paid teacher and principal roles announced by John Key in January. On the contrary, the New Zealand
Investing in Educational Success (IES) policy announced by John Key in January. This represented a major system change and is designed to build collaboration among teachers. The rejection of the policy is baffling at first: the government wants to
Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 17° Min 12° Work continues on plan to lift student achievement Ministry of Education, Fuseworks June 23, 2014, 2:03 pm Work is underway on the next phase of design of the Investing in Educational Success package