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Oi Mate

Oi Mate, ‘Ows Your English? There has been an increased emphasis in recent years in...
July 3, 2019
Myer Lipschitz
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Teachers Strike It Big

I wrote a few weeks ago about unprecedented industrial action being taken by school Teachers...
June 21, 2019
Iain MacLeod
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Teachers Are Revolting

Earlier this week tens of thousands of Teachers went on strike across New Zealand. As...
May 31, 2019
Iain MacLeod
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Can Australians Do Math?

Earlier this week the Australian Federal government released its twice-yearly update of occupations that it...
March 15, 2019
Iain MacLeod
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Teacher Shortage Reaches Crisis Point

Auckland is running out of teachers and if you believe the noises coming out of...
November 17, 2018
Iain MacLeod
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Education Armageddon

Earlier this week the unions that represent primary school teachers agreed to consider an ‘across...
September 14, 2018
Iain MacLeod
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Where To Study In Australia

If you know some of the pitfalls in the process, student visas can be a...
August 9, 2018
Myer Lipschitz
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Transitioning To Primary School – Survey Says We’re Doing Well

Given most of you migrate to New Zealand for a bit of freedom, lifestyle and...
June 15, 2018
Iain MacLeod
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World Leading Education In NZ

In a report released recently by The Economist Intelligence Unit, New Zealand scores extremely well...
September 19, 2017
Iain MacLeod
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Big Data

New Zealanders, as a general rule, have an aversion to the state collecting information on...
July 21, 2017
Iain MacLeod
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International Student Game

A week or so ago the Minister of Immigration proclaimed ‘they will not get residence’...
September 24, 2016
Iain MacLeod
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Teacher Shortages Starting To Bite

One of the unexpected consequences of Auckland’s house price values and population increase in the...
July 15, 2016
Iain MacLeod
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First Day At School

It’s that time of year when several thousand nervous and excited 5 year olds head...
January 30, 2015
Iain MacLeod
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The Importance (?) Of English

I have just spent four weeks in Paris and Barcelona (relax this isn’t a story...
July 24, 2014
Iain MacLeod