Election 2014 - Party Policies - Teacher Development

Election 2014 - Party Policies - Teacher Development

Teacher Development

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  • Support pay parity for early childhood, primary and secondary educators, based on qualifications and responsibility.
  • Oppose all moves towards performance pay.
  • Centrally fund a wide-ranging body of quality professional development programmes to teachers.
  • Relieve the administrative workload of teachers by increasing their non-contact time.
  • Ensure that personal behaviour management, conflict resolution, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and inclusive education are taught in mandatory papers in all pre-service teacher education and training programmes. (more here)

 

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  • Embed nationwide implementation of Tātaiako: (cultural competence framework) by 2015.
  • We will promote a three year recruitment drive for 200 Māori to enter into the teaching profession, especially those who are competent in te reo Māori. This will involve a bonding scheme where a scholarship will be paid in return for years of service.
  • We will establish a multi-site Māori language teacher training centre and a centre for Māori educational excellence in teaching and leadership. (more here)

  • Further lift achievement in schools by:
  1. Implementing our $359 million initiative to raise teaching quality and school leadership.
  2. Keeping the best teachers teaching.
  3. Strengthening school leadership.
  4. Raising the quality of teaching and leadership across all schools by establishing new teaching and leadership roles. (more here)

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