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Principals’ Welcome Fresh Focus for Education

Monday, 7 July 2014, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has welcomed the suite of policies released by Labour this weekend, providing a fresh focus on children, teachers and leadership. More >>

Principals’ Survey Says IES Wrong Model

Monday, 30 June 2014, 3:13 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Principals’ Survey Says IES Wrong Model The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) strongly supports the notion of bolstering collaborative practice within and between New Zealand’s schools and investing in lifting children’s achievement. ... More >>

Principals Set Conditions Following Wellington Meeting

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:15 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

School Principals Set Conditions Following Wellington Meeting School Principals from across the country gathered in Wellington on Friday to discuss the latest government policy, ‘Investing for Educational Success’. They recommended that continued ... More >>

School Principals Set Conditions Following Wellington Meetin

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:32 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

School Principals from across the country gathered in Wellington on Friday to discuss the latest government policy, ‘Investing for Educational Success’. They recommended that continued participation by principals in this initiative is contingent upon ... More >>

Novopay Continues To Frustrate Principals

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Novopay Continues To Frustrate Principals “Schools are being driven to distraction by the latest Novopay issue to hit schools,” says Philip Harding, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). “Reconciling the stated End of ... More >>

School Principals Set Date On Continuing Policy Engagement

Monday, 24 March 2014, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Principals across the country have become increasingly concerned about the direction and implementation of the Investing in Educational Success proposition which was announced by the Prime Minister in January, and are now asking in increasing numbers ... More >>

Government Proposal Needs More Thought Say School Principals

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 9:59 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Acting President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), Denise Torrey, has today expressed deep concerns that the $359m Government plan for enhancing school leadership is not based on reliable evidence and the money could end up being wasted ... More >>

Government Proposal Needs More Thought Say School Principals

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Acting President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), Denise Torrey, has today expressed deep concerns that the $359m Government plan for enhancing school leadership is not based on reliable evidence and the money could end up being wasted ... More >>

Novopay Still Pain for Principals

Friday, 14 February 2014, 9:53 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Novopay Still Pain for Principals School principals report that the Novopay payroll system that caused so much chaos when it was first introduced is still struggling to deliver accuracy, and judging by their feedback, principals are still hugely frustrated ... More >>

Novopay still pain for Principals

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:39 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

School principals report that the Novopay payroll system that caused so much chaos when it was first introduced is still struggling to deliver accuracy, and judging by their feedback, principals are still hugely frustrated at the inadequacies of ... More >>

Schools Welcome Labour Party’s Plans

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Schools Welcome Labour Party’s Plans ‘The Labour party’s plans to address inequality through increasing free early-childhood education for 3 – 5-year olds to 25 hours a week and provide additional support in health and housing is welcomed by New Zealand ... More >>

Govt's Collaboration Plan Gets Cautious Tick From Principals

Sunday, 26 January 2014, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

‘The Government’s announcement to work collaboratively with the sector to harness leadership strengths and the skills of expert teachers has the potential to lift the achievement of more children,’ said Philip Harding, President of the NZPF. More >>

National Standards Fail to Fire

Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Two reports released this week have revealed that the National Standards education policy has failed to fire,’ said Philip Harding, President of The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). More >>

National Standards Fail to Fire

Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:13 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

National Standards Fail to Fire Two reports released this week have revealed that the National Standards education policy has failed to fire,’ said Philip Harding, President of The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). The New Zealand Council ... More >>

Teachers' Council Changes Mixed Bag

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 8:16 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has expressed cautious optimism about some of the proposed changes to the NZ Teachers’ Council, which were announced last week by the Minister of Education, and is uneasy about the selection process ... More >>

Teachers’ Council Changes Mixed Bag

Monday, 4 November 2013, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has expressed cautious optimism about some of the proposed changes to the NZ Teachers’ Council, which were announced last week by the Minister of Education, and is uneasy about the selection process ... More >>

Teachers’ Council Changes Mixed Bag

Monday, 4 November 2013, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has expressed cautious optimism about some of the proposed changes to the NZ Teachers’ Council, which were announced last week by the Minister of Education, and is uneasy about the selection process ... More >>

Parents Warned National Standards Misleading

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Parents Warned National Standards Misleading ‘A new set of league tables ranking primary schools according to their national standards results will soon be made public,’ said Philip Harding, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation. ‘Let’s ... More >>

National Standards Under Fire from Advisory Group

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

‘Recommendations from the ‘National Standards Aggregate Results Advisory Group’ to the Minster are pointing to a lack of confidence in the standards themselves, and call for reviewing processes to be implemented claims a spokesperson for the ... More >>

National Standards Under Fire From Advisory Group

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

‘Recommendations from the ‘National Standards Aggregate Results Advisory Group’ to the Minster are pointing to a lack of confidence in the standards themselves, and call for reviewing processes to be implemented, claims a spokesperson for the ... More >>

 

 

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