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Give Nothing to Racism - resources for our teachers

The teaching profession is in a unique position as leaders and changemakers of society; we know you are committed to ensuring our tamariki and rangatahi are supported to feel, think, feel and behave in inclusive ways. 

Submission on the Tomorrow’s Schools Independent Taskforce Report

The Teaching Council has written a submission on the Tomorrow’s Schools Independent Taskforce Report: Our Schooling Futures, Stronger Together | Whiria Ngā Kura Tūātinitini.  Last month we asked teachers to tell us their views on the Taskforce’s proposals and we used these views to inform our submission. 

Teaching Council election results

Teachers across the country have elected seven members of the new Council Board. The next step is for the Education Minister to appoint a further six members. The new Board will be in place on 1 July 2019.

Submission on he taonga te tamaiti: every child a taonga Strategic Plan Early Learning 2019-29

The Teaching Council has written a Submission on the Ministry of Education's draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. The Council supports the Strategic Plan and believes the teaching profession and the Council has a significant role to play in realising the Strategic Plan.

All teachers can now renew full practising certificates online (EC30)

The online renewal process is fast and efficient for teachers and leaders in early childhood education (ECE), primary and secondary schools.

Are you a beginning teacher looking for a mentor? Or an experienced teacher interested in becoming a mentor?

Applications for our Tuakana Teina programme are now open for 2019, with mentoring available for the full academic year. The programme aims to match experienced pou tautoko/mentor teachers with Provisionally Certified Teachers/Beginning Teachers to help them to progress towards Full Certification. 

Information for secondary teachers about fees and the collective agreement

The payment of fees by the Secretary of Education was agreed upon for the term of the Secondary Teachers Collective Agreement only. As such, fees for a practising certificate that expired after 31 October 2018 are payable by individual teachers.

Register for a workshop Moving on with Our Code, Our Standards

Join us for our upcoming workshops where you can discuss what you have accomplished with the Code and Standards so far, deepen your understandings, and review appraisal systems to ensure they are valuable, manageable and learner-centered. Register for an English or Māori medium workshop.