Nominations are now open for the Council’s Board elections
Join us for Code and Standards workshops in 2019
Fill in this quick survey to express your interest in attending Moving on with Our Code, Our Standards workshops in 2019. These workshops will be an opportunity to discuss what you have accomplished with the Code and Standards so far, deepen your understandings and review appraisal systems to ensure they are valuable, manageable and learner-centred. Fill out the English medium survey or Māori medium survey.
The Council is excited to announce that early childhood teachers can apply to renew their full practising certificate (EC30) online, the process is simple, fast and efficient for teachers and leaders. Apply for EC30 online.
In this issue you'll find stories about how to nominate candidates for the Teaching Council elections, our latest podcast, and teachers from Nelson College for Girls focusing on student wellbeing.
From 1 January 2019, we will be broadening the types of evidence we accept of English language proficiency to provide candidates with more ways to demonstrate they meet the standard for registration. We are also extending the range of recognised English-language test providers. Click here for current English language requirements.
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. Mentoring is a team effort, read about a Steiner school experience.
Expert John Parsons speaks about real-life examples and gives his tips on how boundaries can help teachers navigate complex relationships, protect themselves, preserve mental health and emotional energy and uphold standards and values.
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.