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PPTA: Education (Update) Amendment Bill an opportunity lost

The government has ignored children, parents, teachers and other education experts by only making minor and technical changes to the Education (Update) Amendment Bill. This is not a good way to create legislation, and is a lost opportunity to take proactive steps to improve schools and education for New Zealand’s young people.

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Teachers’ relief at scrapping of bulk funding proposal

NZEI president Louise Green and PPTA president Angela Roberts say taking bulk funding off the table is a big win for public education and for the thousands of teachers and school support staff who united in unprecedented numbers at more than 50 union meetings around the country in September.

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