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NZ Initiative Out Of Step With Modern Curriculum

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Perry Rush, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation rejects the premise of the New Zealand Initiative report entitled New Zealand’s Education Delusion, in which the author, former British Maths teacher Briar Lipson, takes aim at child-centred ... More >>

Schools Welcome Support For Mental Health Issues

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

With mental health issues on the rise, the President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), Perry Rush, has given full support to today’s announcement to roll out the successful Canterbury based Mana Ake programme across all primary and ... More >>

More To Come From Labour On Education Say Principals

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 10:00 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), Perry Rush, in commenting on the Education Election Manifesto for the Labour Party, said it was important to view the manifesto in the context of our current COVID crisis and in ... More >>

Principals Welcome Truancy Funding Boost

Friday, 3 July 2020, 9:16 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

NZPF welcomes the announcement by Minister Hipkins for a $52m urgent response fund, to address the issue of young people with a history of poor school attendance. Schools uniformly report poor service from existing truancy and attendance service providers. ... More >>

Principals Seek Clarification On Rules For Return To School

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 5:41 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Perry Rush, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) said he is confused at today’s announcement that under Covid-19 level 3 rules, schools would be open to accept students up to year 10, although attendance would be purely ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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