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Solutions needed for crisis in recruiting teachers

The affordable housing shortage that is driving teachers out of Auckland is now being seen in other towns and needs to be addressed quickly.

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Treasury criticism of targeted funding well-founded, NZEI says

Treasury's warning that the Government's decision to freeze school operational funding in Budget 2016 and instead target funding to 150,000 children of benefit-dependent families is unlikely to be effective will come as no surprise to schools, NZEI R

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Report shows need for more equity funding for low decile schools

Research reported today showing a two-year gap in achievement between students from low decile schools compared with those from higher decile schools shows the desperate need for better resourcing and support for schools in poorer areas.

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