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Surprise Allocations for Learning Support say Principals

Saturday, 3 August 2019, 11:32 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Today’s announcement of the allocation of 600 Learning Support Coordinator positions has been met with surprise by the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). More >>

Physical violence against principals must stop

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 11:08 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

"The latest statistics from the Primary School Leaders’ Occupational Health and Well-being Survey are worrying," said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). More >>

Principals Welcome Government Investment in Teacher Training

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 4:26 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

"Principals welcome today's announcement by the Minister of Education, Hon Chris Hipkins, that he will invest more in teacher training, and in training te reo Māori teachers," said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation ... More >>

NZPF Principal Matters 3, 22 February 2019

Friday, 22 February 2019, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Kia ora e te whānau It is not too early to be thinking about the NZPF conference, to be held at the Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland, July 3 - 5. You can visit the website to register now and save $100 by picking up the early bird rate. More >>

Tomorrow's Schools

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:39 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Tomorrow's Schools Last Friday, the much anticipated Tomorrow's Schools final report was released by the Task Force. Most in our sector welcomed the report which signals some major changes. These changes are outlined under eight key issues in the Report ... More >>

Principals welcome Tomorrow's Schools Report

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:44 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has welcomed the taskforce report on Tomorrow’s Schools, just released. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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