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School Hubs ring right bell for principals

Monday, 27 January 2014, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

Principals have welcomed the Green Party’s announcement to establish on site community hubs for low decile schools to address the inequalities which affect learning for one in four children in New Zealand. More >>

Principals Pleased With Package For Schools

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

Principals around the country have today breathed a collective sigh of relief at Novopay Minister Joyce’s announcement to pump $6million into schools to compensate them for the past and immediate on-going problems with the beleaguered payroll system. More >>

No Public Demand For Private Charter Schools

Monday, 11 March 2013, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

No Public Demand For Private Charter Schools The latest Government announcement calling for expressions of interest in running Charter schools has met with a barrage of criticism from several quarters. The President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation ... More >>

Novopay Getting Worse

Monday, 17 December 2012, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

Media Release December 17 2012 – for immediate release Novopay Getting Worse The latest survey of school principals shows that rather than making steady improvements each pay cycle, the Novopay pay roll system is actually getting worse. ‘Our latest ... More >>

Bigger Classes Blow for Battlers

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 11:27 am | New Zealand Principals Federation

‘The most common question parents ask when their child starts school is ‘how big is my child’s class?’ said Paul Drummond, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). ‘Instinctively, parents understand that the smaller the class, ... More >>

Education Summit Calls for Parties to Adopt Principles

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

An education summit, representing the broad education sector, has produced a set of principles which they agree should underpin all future education policy making, irrespective of which political party is leading the government. More >>

Let’s Celebrate! New Zealand Children Top in the World

Friday, 14 January 2011, 9:13 am | New Zealand Principals Federation

“What more does it take to realise we have a top education system producing top achievement?” asks Peter Simpson, the newly elected President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). Simpson was responding to the OECD report which ... More >>

National Standards: Why parents should be worried

Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

As the debate over National Standards gains momentum, New Zealand Principals’ Federation President Ernie Buutveld explains why parents should be concerned about the system, and tells us why it won’t deliver on the government’s promises. More >>

Recovery package great start for education sector

Wednesday, 11 February 2009, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

The New Zealand Principals' Federation says the education sector is grateful to have received the lion’s share of the recovery package announced today by John Key. More >>

NZPF: Budget 08 is nothing but broken promises

Thursday, 22 May 2008, 5:14 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

The New Zealand Principals Federation is extremely disappointed with Michael Cullen’s Budget 2008 announcements, and says the Government has broken earlier promises to the education sector. More >>

More support needed for Principals, Boards

Monday, 19 March 2007, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Principals Federation

The New Zealand Principals Federation supports the majority of findings in the latest NZCER report, “School Governance in New Zealand: how is it working?” The report released today, recommends that the Board of Trustees model continue, with improved ... More >>

 

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