Moving educators

By EA Staff | 7 November, 2017

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!

Teachers need to live here too

By Kate Drury | 27 October, 2017

It is a problem all over the world in cities that are expensive to live in. Public servants, including teachers, struggle to live in the place where they work. The soaring cost of housing in some of New Zealand’s most expensive towns and cities, has led some schools to come up with some creative solutions.

Te Kāhui Whetū 2017

By EA Staff | 27 October, 2017

NZEI members travelled from around the motu to attend the hui at Tauwhare, Kirikiriroa.

Educators reach breaking point

By EA Staff | 7 August, 2017

Violent behaviour in primary school-aged children is becoming more severe and more frequent. In some cases violent incidents have increased by 39 percent since 2013. Some educators are at their…

In the footsteps of Beeby

By Melissa Schwalger | 27 July, 2017

In 1938, Dr Clarence Beeby brought his radical ideas about the value of the arts into the heart of our public education system. Art and Crafts and Physical Education Advisers…

Mauri ora model sees tamariki flourish

By Heni Collins | 27 July, 2017

From a kaupapa Māori perspective, professional development for teachers on the topic “cultural responsiveness and relational pedagogy” is about mauri ora. When the mauri (inner spirit or life force) of…

Vote for children, vote for education

By Kate Drury | 25 July, 2017
Vote for Education

Every kiwi kid wants to realise their dreams and every parent wants the best for their child. And to do that; to really have the ability to reach their potential,…

Empowerment helps increase polling day figures at school

By Kate Drury | 18 January, 2017
Jan Tinetti

One of the most important things in an election year is to get people out to vote. Merivale School in Tauranga took up the challenge and turned around a poor…