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Celebrate World Teachers Day !

By Jane Blaikie 30 October, 2015

A strong partnership creates the foundation that enables children to “fly” with their learning. The leaf symbolises growth. Use it to celebrate World Teachers Day at your school, centre, or…

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Health and safety ALERT

By Jane Blaikie 30 September, 2015

New health and safety legislation is an opportunity for schools and centres to review and strengthen procedures, says NZEI legal advisor David Martin. The new law puts more onus on…

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Big ECE centres less responsive

By Jane Blaikie 30 September, 2015

Another indicator that industrial-scale early childhood education (ECE) is not good for young children has emerged. ERO’s recent report Infants and Toddlers found that only 56% of services, in its…

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Obituary – Patrick Pittams

By EA Staff 29 September, 2015

Paddy Pittams, known for his sense of humour and support for young teachers, died in the Bay of Plenty in August 2015. A popular member of NZEI’s National Executive in…

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Obituary – Rosalie Hallam

By EA Staff 25 September, 2015

An active and outspoken deputy principal, Rose Hallam became an NZEI Field Officer based in Rotorua. She died in early August. Speaking at her funeral, former NZEI president Ian Leckie…

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Obituary – Elwyn S Richardson QSO

By Michelle Nixon 6 April, 2013

Richardson is best known for his book In The Early World, published by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research in 1964. The book, an account of his experience developing…

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