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Māori Sidesteps Add Humour

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 8:45 am | Ministry of Education

The Māori Sidesteps have been recruited to add humour to a new series of videos encouraging parents to consider the benefits of Māori medium education pathways for their kids. More >>

Teacher supply

Monday, 28 January 2019, 1:19 pm | Ministry of Education

Last year, our teacher demand and supply planning tool projections showed that if there was no additional intervention, we would need up to 850 additional teachers during 2019 to join our 70,000 strong teacher workforce. More >>

Still time for schools to access ongoing support

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 9:44 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education will continue to support principals with their teaching vacancies beyond the start of the first term and well into the school year with a range of supply initiatives. More >>

Recruitment update: Teacher recruitment 2019

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 9:39 am | Ministry of Education

Over 800 overseas teachers are ready for primary and secondary schools to interview for them to start at the beginning of next year. More >>

Update on PPTA Secondary Teacher Bargaining

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 12:07 pm | Ministry of Education

"The Ministry and the Post Primary Teachers’ Association met last week for agreed bargaining talks. More >>

Ministry response to NZEI Te Riu Roa ballot result

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:21 am | Ministry of Education

NZEI members have voted to reject the Ministry’s revised offer to settle primary principals’ and teachers’ collective agreements. More >>

Public feedback provides guide for the future of NCEA

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:10 am | Ministry of Education

Thousands of New Zealanders’ views on NCEA and its future have been captured in a report released by the Ministry of Education today. More >>

Ministry of Education Statement on PPTA announcement

Friday, 23 November 2018, 5:28 pm | Ministry of Education

"We are surprised the PPTA is already threatening strike action next year as they still have four days of agreed bargaining on behalf of their members ahead of them before the end of the year, and the Ministry is ready to schedule more," ... More >>

Ministry of Education offers $10,000 to most teachers

Friday, 16 November 2018, 3:28 pm | Ministry of Education

It is hard to understand why the teaching unions are threatening further campaigns before the NZEI members get the opportunity to vote on the settlement offer, and while the PPTA is still in active bargaining with the Ministry. More >>

Teachers ready for schools to recruit for 2019

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:10 pm | Ministry of Education

Around 550 overseas teachers are already screened and ready for principals to hire - to cover vacancies in our primary and secondary schools for next year. More >>

Ministry urges teachers to settle contract

Monday, 12 November 2018, 2:37 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is encouraging primary teachers and principals to carefully consider the offer made last Thursday to reach settlement or to return to the table to negotiate within the $698m package. More >>

Ministry of Education Pacific language books recognised

Saturday, 10 November 2018, 11:44 am | Ministry of Education

A series of books designed to help Pacific children with literacy was awarded last night at the SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards in Auckland. More >>

Statement on Employment Relations Authority Recommendations

Friday, 9 November 2018, 7:10 pm | Ministry of Education

As reported this afternoon, the Ministry of Education has received the final recommendations of the Employment Relations Authority Facilitator, James Crichton. More >>

Statement on further NZEI strike action

Friday, 9 November 2018, 2:25 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education has received notification that next week’s rolling strike action by primary school principals and teachers is going ahead. More >>

Facilitated bargaining sought for primary school sector

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 9:36 pm | Ministry of Education

‘Following the results of the NZEI ballot, the Ministry of Education and the NZEI will urgently seek facilitated bargaining under the Employment Relations Act. This process will facilitate reaching settlements for primary principals and primary teachers’. More >>

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 >>



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