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Principals Concerned as Teacher Shortage Bites

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 10:51 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Principals across the country are expressing concern that the latest moves by Government to stem the teacher shortage won't be enough to fill the vacancies expected for the 2019 year. More >>

Budget only a Start for Education

Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:46 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

'Yesterday's Budget is a good first step for education,' said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation. More >>

Charter Schools Unnecessary Option Say Principals

Monday, 23 April 2018, 11:38 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF), says, 'There is no need to have a special category of charter schools, in New Zealand.' More >>

COOLS To Be Frozen Out of Legislation

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

'Today we celebrate that another unwelcome policy will be removed from legislation,' said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). More >>

Charter Schools Score Exit Stamp

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

''The scrapping of legislation that enabled the establishment of charter schools in New Zealand is welcomed by principals, " said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). More >>

Decade of Data Addiction To Be Written Out of Act

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 1:45 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

''The Minister's launch of the Education Amendment Bill will formally herald the end of a decade of addiction to national standards data," said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). More >>

Teachers Claim Back Ownership of Their Council

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

'The profession celebrates today's Government bill which proposes to return ownership of their professional body to them,' said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). The Government Bill proposes to change the name of ... More >>

School Year Begins Free from National Standards

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

'It is great that schools across the country will begin the 2018 year free from the national standards millstone which has created so much anxiety,' said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). More >>

Principals Say Teacher Supply Package Overdue

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

"Today's announcement of $9.5 million to boost teacher supply will come as welcome relief for some schools," said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). More >>

Death Rattles For National Standards

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

"It's a day to celebrate," declared Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF), as he listened to Minister Hipkins consign national standards to their death bed. More >>

Minister Gets it Wrong for Learning Support

Friday, 11 August 2017, 2:16 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Today's announcement that the Government will target voluntary Communities of Learning (CoL)as the vehicle through which to deliver learning support to vulnerable young people has been rejected by the President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation ... More >>

Principals Applaud Demise of National Standards

Friday, 21 July 2017, 3:48 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF) President, Whetu Cormick, is delighted at Labour's announcement that they would scrap national standards if they become the Government in September. More >>

Creativity Before Standard Mediocrity Say Principals

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The announcement of a multi-million dollar government investment in digital technology for schools was warmly welcomed by the President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), Whetu Cormick. More >>

Lack of Democracy Undermines Education Council

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

'A huge rise in teacher registration fees is mooted and principals feel ownership of their own Education Council's decisions is being undermined through having no democratically elected members,' says Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand ... More >>

Principal Matters: special education in crisis

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Tēnā koe Niwha - Grit Ka mahi te tawa, uho ki te riri Well done, those of you whose courage is like the heart of the Tawa tree E te whānau, ngā tumuaki o Aotearoa, tēnā koutou katoa More >>

Principals send PaCT Packing

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Principals across New Zealand have roundly rejected the 'Progress and Consistency Tool' (PaCT) designed to improve the reliability of national standards, and say that the Minister's announcement today that she is launching a special website to promote ... More >>

Make Safety Nub of Dental Hub

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

‘When dental hubs were set up to replace individual school dental clinics, we expected the very high standards of dental care for our children to continue,’ said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). More >>

Principals Applaud Plans for Te Reo Maori in Schools

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF) today applauded the announcement from the Green Party that they will support teaching te reo Māori to all New Zealanders in our public schools. More >>

President's Message

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

We have arrived!! We have reached the end of the year! And even if we are a bit shaken from earthquakes and other bombshells like the Prime Minister resigning, the sky has not fallen in and YAY! Christmas holidays are just around the corner. Many of ... More >>

Online Schools Out of Line Say Principals

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 2:55 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Iain Taylor, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF) said he was gobsmacked to have yet another choice of school, 'Online Schools' turn up in the Education Act Update announcement. More >>

 

 

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