Education Headlines

More MPs Say Goodbye

Article –

Retiring MPs paid their last farewells today with little signs of bitterness and few regrets. Read more »

Graduate nurses put pressure on Ryall

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Moves by the Government to increase the number of training placements for nursing graduates will be seen for what they are a cynical election ploy, Labours Health spokesperson Annette King says. Read more »

200 more training places for graduate nurses

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next year. Mr Ryall says the $2.8 million investment will bring the total number of places available on the Nurse Entry to Practice programme … Read more »

Principals Warn Novopay Woes Not Over Yet

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Principals are encouraged by the announcement today that Talent2 has withdrawn from delivering the sectors controversial Novopay payroll, but warns there is a long way to go before principals will have any confidence in the system. Read more »

Commemoration to mark 99 years since Chunuk Bair

Press Release – Massey University

Gallipoli frequently gets all the attention, but a commemoration to mark the 99th anniversary of another key battle involving the 1st New Zealand Expeditionary Force will be held at Massey Universitys Wellington campus on August 8. Read more »

Government Novopay buy-out too late and schools still paying

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa says that while the Government buy-out of Novopay from Talent2 is a welcome decision, it should have been made at least a year ago. Read more »

Speakers Confirmed! International Speaker for TEDxWellington

Press Release – TEDxWellington

The TEDxWellington team are proud to introduce our family of speakers for the TEDxWellington line-up. Nominations from the citys residents poured in with twelve clear stand-outs taking their place to share their ideas worth spreading. Read more »

Novopay – Mr Fixit Couldn’t Fix It!

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Nationals Mr Fixit, Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce, has admitted defeat in deciding to cut ties with the parent company, says New Zealand First. Read more »

NZ govt to take control of Novopay school payroll system

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ govt to take control of Novopay school payroll system, receive as much as $22M settlement Read more »

Novopay’s end must not be bulk funding’s beginning

Press Release – Green Party

The end of the disastrous Novopay system must not serve as a stalking horse for the next big threat National poses to schools the bulk funding of teacher salaries, the Green Party said today. Read more »

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