Maryann’s story

Maryann’s story I have been a Teacher Aide for 13 years. I work in a full primary school in Lower Hutt. I usually arrive at school at 8.30 in the morning, although I get paid from 9am. It is a chance to have a quick word to the teachers or the Deputy Principal about how…

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Pay equity changes with new government

Any new government would be an improvement when it comes to pay equity. National no longer has the numbers to pass their bill that would place barriers in the way of women achieving fair pay. With New Zealand First, Labour and the Greens all voting against the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill on…

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Pay equity changes with new government

Pay equity claims for NZEI support staff in schools and staff in early childhood have new hope with the change in Government. An early childhood teacher and a teacher aide share their stories about how pay equity would make a difference to their lives.

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Moving educators

Moving Educators is a series discussing the challenges and rewards of focusing on health, wellbeing and getting active – while balancing a working life in education.

Gina Lockyer is connecting with educators across the country to find out why they move, how they move and what gets them moving. Prepare learn some tips and tricks, hear some extraordinary stories and get inspired!

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New major sees physical education return to University of Canterbury

Next year, 2018, will see Physical Education return to the University of Canterbury as one of a series of new majors within the popular Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree. UC has a long and proud history of developing highly respected PE teachers and this new major is an exciting initiative towards continuing that tradition.

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