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If you were the boss of education what would you do first?

Exciting times in New Zealand where we're all invited to have a voice and help shape the future of NZ education. 

Last weekend saw the successful launch of ‘Education Conversation 2018’, a nationwide initiative that asks New Zealanders what they want to see in their education system. This is the first step to fulfilling the coalition agreement between New Zealand First and Labour to develop a 30 year strategic plan for New Zealand education. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1805/S00075/status-of-teachers-raised-with-education-conversation-2018.htm

This is your chance to have your say on the future of New Zealand education, for all our children and young people, for the next 30 years or more.

If you haven't already, why not have your say... in Education Conversation Kōrero Māruatanga...(closes 31st May)

  1. If you were the boss of education in New Zealand, what would you do first?
  2. What does a successful student of the future look like to you?
  3. What will they need to know and be able to do?
  4. What things need to be in place to make sure every learner is successful?

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There's another summit in Auckland this coming weekend. What would your messages be for the future?


  • Tessa Gray (View all users posts) 11 Dec 2018 5:09pm ()

    We’ve had our say in Kōrero Mātauranga and now here’s the final comprehensive report (140 pages), signalling some of the biggest (transformational) changes in schools in 30 years. It highlights some of the equity and performance challenges and offers recommendations for how these can be addressed.

    The 8 key issues are highlighted in this summary which include:

    • Governance
    • School provision
    • Competition and choice
    • Disability and learning support
    • Teaching
    • School leadership
    • School resourcing
    • Central Education Agencies

    As well as addressing the current teaching issues (recruitment, support and PLD), there is also some recommendations to address the very serious equity and excellence issues in our educational system which signals a need for a cultural shift in our thinking and transformational change in our education system. As Bali Haque (Chair, Tomorrow's Schools Review Taskforce) says,

    “When every one of our children experiences success, we will all benefit.”

    Keep an eye out for what's next and continue the korero and have your say @ #EdConvo18, #TomorrowsSchools

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