NZEI President says primary teachers face increased demand but staffing levels are mostly unchanged

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Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 12:46PM
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NZEI President says primary teachers face increased demand but staffing levels are mostly unchanged

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 12:46PM

A landmark report by the New Zealand Education Institution has found primary school teachers face increased demands, but staff numbers are mostly unchanged.

The report recommends the current primary school staffing model be completely revamped

That includes reducing student ratios, more teacher aides, and giving teachers a weekly release day.

NZEI President Liam Rutherford joined Kerre McIvor.

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