Immigration and education under siege
Opportunistic individuals are gaming an under-resourced immigration system to obtain New Zealand visas, according to intelligence reports.
Inside an ‘Innovative Learning Environment’
The Ministry of Education is committed to rolling out their Innovative Learning Environment programme by 2030, but what is it exactly? Poppie Johnson takes a look
Ending the Tomorrow’s Schools experiment
If Minister of Education Chris Hipkins needs confirmation that the Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce report had got it right, the negative comments of several prominent Auckland principals will have him absolutely convinced the review is on the right...
Why we should demand more of teachers
Teacher Poppie Johnson examines performance pay, teacher appraisals and asks: what should Kiwis be demanding for their education tax dollars?
Teachers reject further pay offers
If the teacher unions and Government can’t come to a resolution, 2019 will be another year of industrial action for teachers.
Possibility of teacher ‘superstrike’ looms
High school teachers reject another pay offer, as pressure mounts on the Government to reach agreement with primary and secondary teacher unions.
A message about teachers for Minister Hipkins
The University of Auckland’s Wayne Smith says Chris Hipkins has missed the point on teachers’ strikes - and has a message for him.
Falling enrolments prompts voluntary redundancy call at Vic Uni
Falling enrolments, particularly in some humanities subjects, has prompted Victoria University of Wellington to invite staff who are “ready to leave” to take voluntary redundancy.