The president of Te Akatea - the New Zealand Māori Principals' Association is furious at a lack of real solutions for teacher concerns.
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Bullying in NZ schools second highest in OECD
Aotearoa has the highest teen suicide rate in the developed world, which many educationalists believe could stem in part from bullying in schools.
Charter schools to become state integrated
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced the approval of the application for Tūranga Tangata Rite Charter School in Gisborne and Waatea Charter School in Auckland to be established as new state integrated schools.
Rangatahi share their stories- Part Two
A special project where rangatahi share their inspiring stories has launched on Māori Television. The stories of four students from Vanguard Military School in Albany, Auckland follow the journeys of rangatahi who had fallen through the cracks. In part two of this web series, Josie Murphy explains how she became pregnant at 15 and made the decision to give up her baby.
Moko Foundation seeks to save charter schools
Moko Foundation founder and chair Dr Lance O'Sullivan thinks charter schools are the educational model that best benefits students who fall through the cracks.
Charter schools Treaty claim still not received
Iwi leader Sir Toby Curtis says he's “astounded” that the Minister of Education has denied receiving a claim that is before the Waitangi Tribunal regarding the closure of 11 charter schools.
New funding model could mean charter school job losses
The CEO of a trust which operates a Northland charter school says transition to a new state model could result in job losses if funding is determined by student numbers.
Dame Turia opposes the closure of charter schools
Dame Tariana Turia has confirmed she has joined the claim before the Waitangi Tribunal, opposing the shutdown of Kura Hourua.
Govt accused of bullying for closing charter schools
Sir Toby Curtis agrees that the Government is a bully in the way it's handled the closure of charter schools. He told the Education and Workforce Select Committee their failure to consult properly is in breach of the Treaty. They lodged a Tribunal Claim this week.
Māori charter schools haka to stay open
Te Kāpehu Whetū is the first and last Māori charter school to perform at a national secondary level as they face the challenge of transitioning to a character state school.