New Zealand First believes in a funding model for education that is equity based on student needs not test scores,” says New Zealand First Education Spokesperson Tracey Martin.
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New Zealand First is concerned Māori are being shut out of government support for education, leading to the closure of Māori boarding schools.
New Zealand First is calling on the government to allow parents to enrol their children directly at Salisbury School for high needs girls in Richmond, Nelson.
New Zealand First supports the call from the New Zealand Principals’ Federation for greater resourcing to meet the needs of Pacific learners in the classroom.
New Zealand First is demanding more than talk from the Ministry of Education on building relationships between schools and whānau.
The Government is failing New Zealand children by not supporting the teaching of Māori in schools.
National’s charter schools are “crashing and burning” while the Education Minister Hekia Parata blindly defends this failed experiment in taxpayer funded privatisation of education, says New Zealand First.
Denis O'Rourke MP will be participating in the Canterbury Workers Educational Association Election Year Panel Discussion on the themes of 'Growth, Equality and Sustainability on Saturday 30 August 2014 from 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm at 59 Gloucester St,
Tracey will be taking part in a political panel at the National Conference for Maori Principals (Te Akatea). A delegation of at least 150 leading Maori Principals and Educators from across the country will be in attendance.
Tracey will be participating in an political forum hosted by the local NZEI Heretaunga Branch.
New Zealand First congratulates the membership of the New Zealand Educational Institute for their courage in standing up against the Government’s “winners and losers” education changes.
New Zealand First is calling on Minister of Education Hekia Parata to keep her word and close the Whangaruru partnership school now for the sake of its students.