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Te Tai Tokerau Principals Cannot Wait For Their Schools To Be Funded At The Rate Of $60000 Per Pupil

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 11:58 am | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association calls upon the government to ensure all state schools are funded at the same level as Charter schools, $60000 per child per yea NZEI, having had to request the details from the Ministry of Education using the ... More >>

What Did Lockwood Smith, Ann Tolley, Hekia Parata, Trevor Mallard, And Erica Stanford All Have In Common?

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 10:55 am | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

They all thought they knew how to FIX FALLING STANDARDS by doing it their way! Unfortunately, despite the profession telling them loudly that their way would increase the fall in standards, they knew better! Pat Newman President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals ... More >>

Northland Principals Slam Government As Hundreds Of Kids Miss Out On Much-needed Help

Friday, 25 August 2023, 8:50 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Northland principals are urging the Government to fix a system which is leaving hundreds of the region’s most vulnerable students without the help they need. Te Tai Tokerau Principals’ Association president Pat Newman says the Ministry of Education’s ... More >>

Relief Teacher Shortage Forces Northland Schools To Double Up Classes And Sometimes Close, Survey Shows

Thursday, 10 August 2023, 11:39 am | Tai Tokerau Principals' Association

Te Tai Tokerau Principals’ Association president Pat Newman is calling for the Government to take action after a survey found a lack of relievers in Northland has forced schools to combine classes, put untrained teachers in front of students, and ... More >>

No Surprise To Principals

Saturday, 15 July 2023, 6:21 am | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Nothing we didn't know!! Nothing we haven’t been telling policy shufflers about the state of Principalship for years, but they have always been deaf to commonsense! “Nothing we didn't know!! Nothing we haven’t been telling policy shufflers about ... More >>

Why Oh Why Are Some Political Leaders Deliberately Dishonest?

Friday, 28 April 2023, 3:55 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Why oh why are some political leaders deliberately dishonest, is a question asked by Pat Newman, President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association, on a regular basis. “Why oh why do politicians continue to use out of date data to pursue their own ... More >>

You Can’t Get Blood Out Of A Stone

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 4:27 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

“You can’t get blood out of a stone”, says Te Tai Tokerau Principals President Pat Newman, “especially when the stones been bleeding for years and more and more weight has been loaded onto it!” At least 13 Major Strategies and Policies required ... More >>

Te Tai Tokerau Schools Staffing Crisis

Thursday, 9 March 2023, 3:55 pm | Tai Tokerau Principals' Association

The staffing crisis in Te Tai Tokerau Schools has gone beyond a joke, to a situation where the Health and Safety of Principals and Teachers are at risk. Pat Newman, President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association says that the absolute lack of relievers ... More >>

Northland Attendance Up Following Campaign

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 6:32 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

A campaign aimed at getting more Northland tamariki back at school has seen about 500 students return to classrooms since its launch. The ‘Let’s Get to School - Tai Tokerau’ ‘E Te Tai Tokerau - Hoake tātou ki te kura’ campaign was launched ... More >>

Northland Schools Launch Let’s Get To School Campaign To Tackle Truancy And Boost Attendance In The Region

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 12:19 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

A campaign to encourage more students in Northland to get to school has been launched with students and principals sending a message that school is safe and important for the future of our tamariki. The Let’s Get to School Tai Tokerau campaign , ... More >>

Te Tai Tokerau Principals Applaud The Government’s Attendance Strategy

Friday, 10 June 2022, 1:51 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

“Te Tai Tokerau Principals have applauded the Government’s strategy on attendance, led by Minister Tinetti,” said Pat Newman, President of the Tai Tokerau Principals’ Association. “Today, Minister Tinetti left her own electorate campaign in Tauranga ... More >>

Te Tai Tokerau Principals Seriously Concerned About The Differences In Funding Children With Severe Behavioural Needs

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 4:19 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

The region that a child lives in impacts hugely on the help provided by the Ministry of Education Pat Newman, President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association says that the figures he has obtained from the Ministry show the average amount allocated ... More >>

Principals Appalled At Minister Conveniently Fudging Reality!

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 3:46 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Principals in Te Tai Tokerau, who work in the lowest socioeconomic area of New Zealand, are appalled that Minister Tinetti’s has hidden behind a trite politicians answer to their genuine concerns, aired on Te Karere last night. Minister Tinetti was responding ... More >>

Agreement Better Than Division

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 10:54 am | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

A prominent Northland principal is raising concerns with the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), suggesting its proposal to establish a breakaway principals’ union is misleading, divisive and would likely worsen outcomes for principals. Pat ... More >>

Te Tai Tokerau Principals Have Little Confidence In Oranga TamarikiKeeping Kids’ Safe

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 5:03 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

In a very recent survey of Principals in Te Tai Tokerau, about their experiences working with Oranga Tamariki, nearly 90% said they do not have confidence that when they refer children to Oranga Tamariki in Te Tai Tokerau, that OT’s intervention ... More >>

Now only a month's wait for Ministry help!

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 1:46 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

“Te Tai Tokerau Principals are over the moon knowing they only having to wait a month for Ministry help for behavioural needs,” says Pat Newman President Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association. More >>

Principals disappointed by response from Te Roopu Kimiora

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:43 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Principals are disappointed in the response from Te Roopu Kimiora (Child Mental Health Services) to their serious concerned about the effectiveness of the service offered,” said Pat Newman, President of the Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association. More >>

Principals still struggling to obtain help for children

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:00 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

“Principals in Te Tai Tokerau are still struggling to receive the necessary help needed to deal with the results of trauma and abuse of the kids in our schools, yet this problem has been known for years!” says Pat Newman President Te Tai Tokerau ... More >>

90% + of Northlands Children helped!

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10:07 am | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

90% + of the children and whanau belonging to Te Tai Tokerau Schools, will be better off as a result of the $150.00 donation scheme, brought in by the government,” says The President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association, Mr Pat Newman. More >>

Nutters resurrected at Ministry of Education

Monday, 2 September 2019, 2:07 pm | Tai Tokerau Principals' Association

“Nutters resurrected at the Ministry of Education! says Te Tai Tokerau Principals’ Association President, Pat Newman. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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