The shortage of teachers in key subjects shows the government’s hands-off approach to education workforce planning isn’t working,” says New Zealand First Education Spokesperson Tracey Martin.
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Education Minister Hekia Parata told a Te Awamutu audience yesterday that if teaching was a “higher-performing profession” it would attract more men.
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 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 asking the Government for an assurance that it is not going to use the Novopay debacle to sneak in changes to the teacher pay scales system.
Steven Joyce, Hekia Parata, Talent2 and Novopay are fast becoming the “poster people” for how not to run a business, says New Zealand First education spokesperson, Tracey Martin.
New Zealand First says the Government must send in payroll experts to individual schools to unravel what could be significant tax headaches for staff from Novopay’s continued blunders.
New Zealand First says that after weeks supposedly spent trying to fix the faulty Novopay system, Minister Steven Joyce has today signalled that the very first pay period of the new financial year may introduce even more new issues.
New Zealand First says the Ministry of Education is using stalling tactics ahead of the release tomorrow of the technical review into the Novopay debacle.
New Zealand First says teachers are facing another nightmare as the Government sends in debt collectors to deal with Novopay overpayments.
It is time for Government Ministers to become accountable for the Novopay fiasco says New Zealand First Education spokesperson Tracy Martin.
Teachers head back to work this coming week with the Novopay nightmare hanging like a bad dream, says New Zealand First Education spokesperson Tracey Martin.