Massive cuts to funding for Northland’s NorthTec is yet another blow to tertiary education in New Zealand and one more attack on the regions, says New Zealand First.
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New Zealand First agrees with MYOB that the Tertiary Education structure is not meeting the needs of the majority of New Zealand small business owners.
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The Prime Minister’s vacuous economic policy just comprises the Christchurch Rebuild and mass immigration, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
New Zealand is facing a catastrophe from highly indebted students entering the country on student visas, warns New Zealand First.
The Prime Minister is unconcerned that Kiwis face overstretched health services as rapid population growth overloads underfunded public services, says New Zealand First.
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.
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.