Draft leadership strategy for the teaching profession
After over a year of consultation with the profession, we’re pleased to share the draft leadership strategy for the teaching profession. We need to hear from you! Read the strategy, and send us your feedback by 30 March 2018. Visit our leadership strategy page for more information...
Using force to correct behaviour
Recently, there have been comments in the media about cases where teachers have been disciplined for using force unreasonably and without justification. Read the article about what we’re doing to handle these concerns, and let us know what you think.
The Education Council is creating a new user-friendly and teacher-focused online technology platform for the teaching profession.
Recent media stories about teacher numbers and registration requirements have suggested that the Education Council application process for teacher registration involves unnecessary bureaucracy and is a box-ticking exercise which leads to lengthy delays in processing applications.
In our January email newsletter, find news about online renewals, a chance to have your say about the draft leadership strategy, and a conversation about when to intervene physically when a challenging situation occurs.
The EC30 Online renewal process is live! Teachers in schools can now put together and submit their application for a practising certificate online. This new online process comes with a new endorsement process for principals.
The Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister of Education, has announced an immediate $9.5 million teacher supply package today, including covering the cost of the Teacher Education Refresh from 2018.
We'll be hosting professional learning programmes across the country in 2018 to support you to implement the Standards for the Teaching Profession Ngā Paerewa mō te Umanga Whakaakoranga and Code of Professional Responsibility Ngā Tikanga Matatika.
It’s attitudes that are lagging, not action.