The Government has offered little inspiration for education in the budget, says New Zealand First.
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Minister for Education Hekia Parata has yet again displayed the Government’s high-handed arrogance in ignoring the wishes of parents and staff of Phillipstown School in Christchurch, says New Zealand First.
Recent claims that Education Minister Hekia Parata is looking at ways to link school funding to National Standards has outraged parents in Pasifika communities, says New Zealand First Spokesperson for Pacific Island Affairs Le’aufa’amulia Asenati
New Zealand First is alarmed overseas companies are circling to snap up taxpayers’ dollars for a slice of the charter school pie.
A Northland school, misled and let down by the backers of charter schools, is now struggling with the outcome, says New Zealand First.
It’s time for heads to roll over the continuing fiasco of Novopay that has yet again left school staff underpaid or not paid, says New Zealand First spokesperson for Education Tracey Martin.
Teachers are too wise to be deceived by the Government’s repeated attempts to curry favour with them says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First has commended the extra $359 million the Government is investing in education, but has pointed out that there is no extra funding to get more teachers in our schools.
Rt Hon Winston Peters says the Government is acting like a shonky finance company by refusing to pay a debt racked up by the government-owned company Learning Media.
New Zealand First Education spokesperson Tracey Martin says stressed teachers are being put under pressure due to an overzealous Government demanding duplicate requests for repayment.
New Zealand First is calling on the Education Minister to call it quits and admit defeat over the Phillipstown School merger in Christchurch rather than launch another round of unsettling consultation.
The Government is failing to learn from its past mistakes of publishing inaccurate data at the expense of students says New Zealand First.