The Education Council has a new name: Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
The Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Bill became law upon receiving Royal assent from the Governor General. Read more about what this means for us and for teachers.
Draft rules for electing your representatives onto the Teaching Council
Last month legislation came into force changing the name of the Education Council to the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand and allowing for seven members of the council’s new Board to be elected by different sectors within the profession. We are now seeking your views on the draft rules for the elections, which will be held in March 2019.
We have been working with Newtown School in Wellington to produce a series of short videos about the Code of Professional Responsibility. In them, we explore how the teaching team interprets the Code and what it means to be part of the teaching profession.
Are you a beginning teacher looking for a mentor? Or an experienced teacher interested in becoming a mentor?
Our Tuakana Teina programme aims to match experienced pou tautoko/mentor teachers with Provisionally Certified Teachers/Beginning Teachers to help them to progress towards Full Certification.
In this issue read about the launch of Tapasā, how you can shape the future of learning: curriculum, progress and achievement and the Leadership Capability Framework.
For the fourth episode of Teaching Today podcast we visit Rotorua Girls' High School as a case study on culturally responsive teaching. Glean practical ideas and inspiration from the school's journey to holistically raise Māoriachievementt and engagement.
The payment of fees by the Secretary of Education was agreed upon for the term of the Secondary Teachers Collective Agreement only. As such, fees for a practising certificate that expires after 31 October 2018 are payable by individual teachers.
The number of teachers renewing their full practising certificates online is growing, as word spreads about how much time is saved. Principals can also speed up the approval process by endorsing applications as soon as they are submitted.
We are hosting professional learning programmes across the country in 2018 to implement the Standards for the Teaching Profession, Ngā Paerewa mō te Umanga Whakaakoranga and the Code of Professional Responsibility Ngā Tikanga Matatika.