Why social mobility is a waste of time

By Max Rashbrooke 25 July, 2017

    The good society, the British historian R. H. Tawney once wrote, is not just one in which people can rise up the social ladder, but one in which…

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Does your child have autism or features of autism, and sleep problems?

By EA Staff 25 July, 2017

You may be eligible to receive treatment through the nationwide Autism and Sleep Study, being conducted through the University of Canterbury Our research is investigating (a) the effectiveness of treatments…

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Teacher aides join the fight

By Rebecca Matthews-Heron 25 July, 2017

There are exciting times ahead for education workers in female-dominated roles with low pay. Following the $2 billion provision in the budget to settle the ground-breaking Kristine Bartlett case for…

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Pay equity

By Paul Goulter 24 April, 2017

One of the more remarkable events in New Zealand politics recently has been the prominence of the debate over gender pay gaps and in particular pay equity. It is pleasing…

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Funding message

By Lynda Stuart 24 April, 2017

As I write this, the Better Funding, Better Learning tour continues around the country. The focus is to highlight the issues that are being faced by our schools, kura and…

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Vote for Education

Vote for me, vote for education

By Kate Drury 24 April, 2017

  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…

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Open conversations needed in education restructure

By Paul Goulter 18 January, 2017

  It seems a long time for educators since 2016 started and there appears there will be no let-up for 2017. The restructure rush led by the Government has meant…

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a small blue thing – life on the spectrum

By Jane Blaikie 18 January, 2017

Long-time NZEI Te Riu Roa member Julie Hanify has written this memoir like a GoPro butterfly, dipping across a known landscape from an unfamiliar perspective. The insights for educators are…

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Māui – Sun Catcher

By Kaareen Hotereni 18 January, 2017

This is a modern take on a classic legend – Māui and Tama-nui-te-rā. Maui convinces his brothers to help him slow down Te Rā. The brothers affectionately refer to their…

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Year to be proud of

By Lynda Stuart 18 January, 2017

Nga mihi nui kia koutou Happy New Year and I hope you have all had a great start to 2017. I am certainly looking forward to the year ahead. Over…

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