‘Ethnic prejudice’ alleged in smacking complaint against Korean daycare teacher

A student teacher has been accused of ethnic prejudice after complaining that a Korean early childhood teacher smacked her own 1-year-old daughter. The student teacher, who was on her first … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Childcare teachers’ hours cut due to Covid fears

Childcare teachers working for Evolve Education have been asked to move on to flexible-hours contracts which their union says are illegal. The company, which reported a $13.3 million loss in … Read More

Children’s Commissioner lobbies for mandatory police vetting after paedophile landed job on children’s TV show What Now

The Children’s Commissioner is lobbying for mandatory police vetting for anyone who works with children following revelations a convicted paedophile landed a job on kids’ TV show What Now. Judge … Read More

Is education worth it? Higher minimum wage cuts the value of further study

Higher minimum wages have made it less worthwhile to get an education, a new study says. The Ministry of Education study shows that your future income will still be higher … Read More

Paedophile worked on kids’ TV show What Now: Jason Gunn’s Whitebait Media apologises for vetting ‘failure’

A convicted paedophile who had abused underage girls was hired to work on producing popular children’s TV show What Now. The case has exposed serious holes in protocols set up … Read More