ECC Petition July 2018
At the beginning of 2018, the ECC contacted the Education Council over difficulties arising from the application of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Whilst it is a logical requirement for teachers working in New Zealand classrooms to have sufficient language skills, this testing system is a very blunt tool and in particular harms the early childhood sector. Continue reading
|MEDIA RELEASE 24 JULY 2018
The Minister for Women Hon Julie Anne Genter and Under-Secretary for Justice Jan Logie (Domestic and Sexual Violence Issues) today welcomed United Nations recommendations to take more action on progress for women.
“We know there is a huge amount of work to do to make things better for women and girls, and this government is absolutely committed to that work,” Ms Genter said. Continue reading