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35 pm A rally outside the Education Minister's Porirua office early tomorrow morning will launch a nationwide Green Day of Action, as kindergarten teachers raise awareness about the impact of ongoing cuts to funding. Delegations of kindergarten
The announcement comes just as the Government has announced $3 million to support primary school science teachers after scrapping school science advisors when National Standards were scrapped four years ago. Te Kete Aronui Centre of Educational
Education Minister Hekia Parata will appoint all nine members of a new agency to replace the Teachers Council. Her influence with the new body drew criticism from the teacher's union, which accused her of "throwing the baby out with the bath water."
56 pm The Education Minister has thrown the baby out with the bath water in her restructure of the Teachers Council. Te Riu Roa National Secretary Paul Goulter said there was no evidence to support many of the changes that had been made and none to
Te Riu Roa is hopeful that current allegations will not derail the excellent work being done at all levels of the movement. The allegations of misuse of funds by some board representatives have left Kohanga Reo kaiako (teachers) and families in shock.
Principals, teachers and support staff, parents and kids will gather on the beach to mark the start of the day and a year of events to celebrate quality teaching and learning. Gisborne's Mayor, Meng Foon will speak at the celebration along with local
36 am Charter schools and National Standards will be gone next year if Labour and its likely support parties win the next election. Te Riu Roa Annual Conference in Rotorua and outlined their parties' plans for education post-2014.
41 pm Proving once again that you have to create a crisis if you want to make dramatic and unpopular changes, Education Minister Hekia Parata has alleged that New Zealand students' achievement is dropping compared to students in other developed
33 pm Treasury's business model agenda for education is the problem rather than the solution-, according to a Massey University report released today. Te Riu Roa President Judith Nowotarski said the direction the government was taking in education
12 pm The Government is continuing its disastrous and unfair education policies with today's release of further ropey and misguided National Standards data. "National Standards are unfair and misleading. National President Judith Nowotarski. "