SecondaryEd news 22 August 2017
University entrance literacy requirements may be tightened
Post-Primary Teachers' Association president Jack Boyle said changing UE criteria or NCEA assessments was the "easy answer" compared to rethinking what literacy meant in a modern education system.
Why does nobody know about the Voluntary Bonding Scheme?
The Voluntary Bonding Scheme awards newly graduated teachers $3500 per year for up to five years if they commit to teaching in a decile 1 school for at least the first three years of their career.
Positive Pasifika education in Bay
Public Achievement Information data released by the Ministry of Education shows Hawke’s Bay/Gisborne has the second highest rate of students leaving school with NCEA Level 3 since 2012 at 44.8 per cent.
UK - Universities can do more to stop the exodus from state school teaching
Almost a third of state school teachers quit in five years, but by supporting and mentoring NQTs for longer, universities can help keep people in the job