14 Jun 2016

Education Minister hits back at criticism of legislation

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 14 June 2016

The Education Minister Hekia Parata has hit back at claims that a legislative change will allow unqualified teacher trainees to go solo in secondary school classrooms. The amendment to the Education Act would give Teach First trainees access to some jobs ahead of qualified teachers and comes after the Employment Relations Authority ruled against the Government over the plan.