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Charter school removal a great day - PPTA

Students, teachers and parents will all benefit from the government’s decision to back public education in New Zealand by removing the legislation that created charter schools.

Minister acting in bad faith on partnership schools - Kaye

Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ contempt for partnership schools has translated into a clear disregard for the students and their families with the introduction of legislation to scrap these schools that have been making a real difference for vulnerable young people, National’s Education sp

Return of staff to tertiary councils welcomed, but not enough - TEU

Plans announced by the government today to restore the legal right of staff and students to have representative on Tertiary Education Institution councils will strengthen decision-making, ensuring it better reflects the demands of teaching and learning, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said.

Government committed to captioning - Curran

Every New Zealander should have the best possible access to media content and this year Government commits to exploring options to increase captioning on New Zealand television and film.

West Coasters response to storm 'a credit to the community'

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi has spent the day on the West Coast of the South Island, visiting communities affected by the ex-Tropical Cyclone Fehi storm that lashed New Zealand last week.

Partnership school massacre shows Government's true colours - ACT

"It's ideology over evidence and payoffs to union backers as the Government seeks to massacre Partnership Schools despite their popularity and success. Today's announcement shows the juvenile and callous nature of a Government led by ex student politians.

NZ govt prefers taxing cigarettes over saving lives - NZTU

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union says the UK’s approach to e-cigarettes shows how New Zealand is dragging the chain.

School-entry for over fives - feedback sought

Parents, whānau, teachers and education experts are invited to have their say on options for grouped (cohort) entry into schools for children aged five and over, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

Charter schools were a failed, expensive experiment on kiwi kids - NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Education Amendment Bill released today which will bring charter schools back into the state school system.

Students' associations welcome return of student seats on TEI Councils

Students’ associations around the country have welcomed today’s introduction of a new Education Amendment Bill which will restore staff and student seats on Tertiary Education Institution (TEI) Councils.

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