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Education unions will be approaching this years’ pay talks with more confidence than they’ve had in a decade. Shane Cowlishaw looks at the pressure that will be exerted on the Government to boost wages in the sector.
As another industry joins the pay equity queue, the campaign to close the gender pay gap is pushing forward. Where to next for the movement, and what is the best way to solve the situation?
Trainee teacher programme Teach First NZ was the big winner in the government’s pre-Budget education announcement. Shane Cowlishaw explores whether the new funding will have a tangible effect in solving the teacher shortage.
A new partner for teacher trainee programme Teach First has been revealed, but the announcement has done little to quell concern in the industry.