‘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

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

Covid 19 coronavirus: Teachers excited to return to classrooms at level 2

Teacher unions say teachers are “excited” to return to their classrooms next week, despite some persistent fears about safety. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed, as signalled last week, that … Read More