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A Memorandum of Understanding to improve student safety

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:55 am | NZ Teachers Council

The New Zealand Teachers Council and the New Zealand School Trustees Association are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. More >>

New role for NZ Teachers Council Director

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 2:36 pm | NZ Teachers Council

New Zealand Teachers Council director for the last 8-years, Dr Peter Lind, is to be the new Registrar of the South Australia Teacher Registration Board. He will take up the role on 1 September this year. More >>

Teacher disciplinary hearings to be open to public

Friday, 21 March 2014, 12:09 pm | NZ Teachers Council

Disciplinary hearings for teachers charged with serious misconduct, previously held in closed sessions, will be open to the public and news media from 1 July this year, the New Zealand Teachers Council director, Dr Peter Lind announced today. Dr Lind ... More >>

New education body will need to protect youngest citizens

Friday, 1 November 2013, 2:35 pm | NZ Teachers Council

Safe and high quality learning that protects and nurtures the development of children and young people needs to remain the hallmark of the new professional body for teachers. More >>

Teachers Council Review – a positive step forward

Friday, 24 May 2013, 3:17 pm | NZ Teachers Council

The Teachers Council sees the Review as a natural progression in positioning the Council to be the independent professional body for teachers, rather than a criticism of its current operations. More >>

Towards an independent professional body for teachers

Monday, 20 May 2013, 1:37 pm | NZ Teachers Council

The Teachers Council welcomes the opportunity to constructively engage with the Ministerial Advisory Group on the next phase of the Review of the New Zealand Teachers Council released today. More >>

Support for teachers on social media and ethics

Monday, 8 October 2012, 3:01 pm | NZ Teachers Council

Media Release – 8 October 2012 Support for teachers on social media and ethics The New Zealand Teachers Council has launched a website featuring guidelines and resources to help teachers identify and manage ethical dilemmas while using social ... More >>

Celebrating our 'everyday champions' for World Teachers' Day

Friday, 14 September 2012, 10:48 am | NZ Teachers Council

Across our country's classrooms and ECE centres, teachers inspire children and young people to explore, discover and learn something new every day. We call these teachers 'everyday champions'. More >>

Tātaiako will flourish with community engagemen

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 5:28 pm | NZ Teachers Council

The Teachers Council supports the call by Dr Toby Curtis of Nga Kura-a-Iwi o Aotearoa to give greater prominence to the implementation of Tātaiako in schools and early childhood education services. “Although Tātaiako is principally a Ministry of ... More >>

Public can be assured NZ education system is high performing

Thursday, 7 June 2012, 2:39 pm | NZ Teachers Council

The latest OECD Report (2012): OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: New Zealand has confirmed this view. More >>

Te Hāpai Ō – unique mentoring for teachers of Māori learners

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 12:43 pm | NZ Teachers Council

A unique induction and mentoring approach launched today will help build the confidence and expertise of beginning teachers employed in Māori-medium settings. More >>

Teachers Council urges caution on American Charter Schools

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 1:46 pm | NZ Teachers Council

Teachers Council urges caution on American Charter School model The public deserves to see more evidence supporting better student achievement from the American Charter School model before they are piloted in New Zealand. “Charter schools are a response ... More >>

New mentoring guidelines build confident teachers

Tuesday, 26 July 2011, 12:48 pm | NZ Teachers Council

“New induction and mentoring guidelines will evolve how mentor teachers build the confidence, satisfaction and expertise of New Zealand’s newest teachers and their learners,” said Teachers Council Director Dr Peter Lind today. More >>

Teachers deserve our recognition this World Teache

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 11:59 am | NZ Teachers Council

There are millions of them the world over. In New Zealand there are over 96,000 of them. They shape children’s lives with knowledge and bring the prospect of a bright future. More >>

Mentoring the Next Generation

Thursday, 21 October 2010, 2:38 pm | NZ Teachers Council

On 29 October leaders in education will gather on World Teachers’ Day to answer a crucial question - what does it take to mentor the next generation of teachers in New Zealand? More >>

Profession to have a say on future teachers

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 3:54 pm | NZ Teachers Council

“The teaching profession is set to have a say on the approval of New Zealand’s 170 initial teacher education (ITE) programmes and those selected to become our future teachers,” said New Zealand Teachers Council (the Council) Director, Dr Peter Lind. More >>

Celebrate World Teachers’ Day Friday 30 October

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 3:33 pm | NZ Teachers Council

“World Teachers Day is a day when New Zealanders can say thank you to teachers for the work they do in educating our youngest citizens to take an active part in our world, says Director of the New Zealand Teachers Council, Dr Peter Lind. UNESCO's ... More >>

Providing High Quality Initial Teacher Education

Friday, 11 September 2009, 2:32 pm | NZ Teachers Council

“The quality of graduates of initial teacher education programmes has a strong impact on the future quality of the teaching profession,” according to Dr Peter Lind, Director of the New Zealand Teachers Council. “Anecdotal reports suggest ... More >>

Providing High Quality Initial Teacher Education

Friday, 11 September 2009, 11:25 am | NZ Teachers Council

“The quality of graduates of initial teacher education programmes has a strong impact on the future quality of the teaching profession,” according to Dr Peter Lind, Director of the New Zealand Teachers Council. “Anecdotal reports suggest ... More >>

Early Childhood Education needs Leadership Plan

Friday, 10 July 2009, 5:07 pm | NZ Teachers Council

New Zealand's early childhood education sector would benefit from a cohesive leadership strategy, says New Zealand Teachers Council Director, Dr Peter Lind. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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