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Ministry of Education offers 9.3% to secondary teachers

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 5:27 pm | Ministry of Education

Deputy Secretary Ellen MacGregor-Reid says the Ministry has made a good offer to secondary school teachers. The offer moves beginner teachers’ base salaries from $51,200 to $55,137 and base salaries for those at the top of the scale from $78,000 ... More >>

Ministry of Education addresses teachers’ key concerns

Monday, 1 October 2018, 7:59 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education has offered primary principals and teachers a 9.3 per cent wage increase to settle their collective agreements and is urging teachers and principals to say no to further industrial action. More >>

Ministry disappointed at rejection of second revised offers

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 3:44 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is disappointed NZEI Te Riu Roa has rejected its revised offers to settle principals’ and teachers’ collective agreements. More >>

New campaign to attract te reo Māori teachers

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:48 pm | Ministry of Education

Ka whakaaturia tētahi pānuitanga reo Māori hou i runga pouaka whakaata i tēnei wiki. Ko tāna he whai kia tokomaha ake ngā kaiako e hiahiatia ana i Aotearoa nei, mā ngā kōrero tūturu mō ngā āhutanga e hihiri ai ngā kaiako, e whaihua ai ... More >>

New campaign to attract teachers

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:47 pm | Ministry of Education

A new campaign to grow the number of teachers that New Zealand needs, with real stories about what motivates teachers, will be launched on TV tonight. More >>

Ministry presents NZEI with new offer

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:37 pm | Ministry of Education

"The Ministry of Education has presented NZEI with a new offer which would see the Principal of a school of fewer than 50 students increase their roll-based salary component from $81,553 to $92,976 by 2020. In addition, they receive a $2,320 leadership ... More >>

2017 School leavers’ NCEA outcomes remain strong

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 12:57 pm | Ministry of Education

Māori and Pacific school leavers’ results improved across most measures in 2017, says Dr Craig Jones, Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Education. More >>

South Island Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:03 pm | Ministry of Education

Six South Island-based student teachers have been awarded a Kupe Scholarship by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. More >>

Waikato Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:01 pm | Ministry of Education

Eight Waikato-based student teachers have been awarded a Kupe Scholarship by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. More >>

Wellington Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:01 pm | Ministry of Education

Five Wellington regional-based student teachers have been awarded a Kupe Scholarship by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. More >>

Auckland Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:00 pm | Ministry of Education

Nine Auckland-based student teachers have been awarded Kupe Scholarships by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. More >>

Pay equity settlement for support workers within reach

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 3:32 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education today signed Terms of Settlement with NZEI Te Riu Roa to address a pay equity claim for 329 staff providing support to young children with additional learning needs. The Terms were also signed by three Ministry staff who ... More >>

Ministry rejects union’s claim of teacher shortage

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:42 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is surprised by NZEI’s claim that New Zealand’s teacher shortage is heading towards disaster point by 2030, says Deputy Secretary of Early Learning and Student Achievement Ellen MacGregor-Reid. More >>

Finalised firearm guidelines for schools released

Monday, 30 July 2018, 9:26 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) have today released guidelines for schools developing a firearms policy. More >>

2017 ECE Complaints data released

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 11:16 am | Ministry of Education

A new report released today by the Ministry of Education reflects the Ministry’s ongoing commitment to giving parents confidence in the early childhood education (ECE) sector, says Deputy Secretary Sector Enablement and Support Katrina Casey. More >>

Young people talking about bullying

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 12:41 pm | Ministry of Education

A rap song from two students, Paulie Ewing and Te Hoko Te Riini, at Tarawera High School has taken top honours in the performance category of the Bullying Free NZ week competition. More >>

Ministry of Education: Statement on bargaining

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 6:19 pm | Ministry of Education

Statement on bargaining Source: Ministry of Education -- To be attributed to Ellen MacGregor-Reid, Deputy Secretary Early Learning and Student Achievement More >>

Future direction of early learning

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 3:39 pm | Ministry of Education

A new survey launched today will contribute to developing the government’s 10-year Strategic Plan for Early Learning, says Nancy Bell, Director of Early Learning at the Ministry of Education. More >>

Feedback sought for Tomorrow’s Schools Review

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:01 pm | Ministry of Education

The Independent Taskforce charged with reviewing the way our schools are governed, managed and administered wants to hear New Zealanders’ views and experiences of the schooling system. More >>

Weather closes 15 schools and six ECE

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:12 am | Ministry of Education

There are currently fifteen North Island schools and six early childhood services closed due to the weather. More >>

 

 

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