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Principals are worried by official predictions that schools will be short of 2450 teachers by 2025.
The government is considering fast-tracking work visas for foreign teachers by recognising teaching as an official skill shortage area.
The government is trying to recruit overseas teachers in the midst of a global teacher shortage, a report shows.
The government needs to offer teachers more pay and less work if it wants to avert strikes in primary and secondary schools later this year, teachers say.
Schools' stop-gap measures for coping with the teacher shortage are masking the full impact of the problem, principals say.
School principals are dubious about research suggesting initiatives from other countries can help New Zealand fight rising truancy.
Auckland's primary schools will soon have 100 unfilled vacancies and principals around the country are nervous about finding enough teachers for 2019, school leaders say.
Seven of the country's polytechnics and institutes of technology are at a high financial risk while 10 are expected to have deficits, a Cabinet paper says.
The University of Auckland has warned that it will continue to slip in international rankings until government funding improves.
Primary school teachers and principals have rejected the Education Ministry's most recent pay offer.
An Indian woman facing deportation wants justice served on the men she says took thousands from her in return for work visas for IT jobs that did not exist. Audio
Rural schools have struggled to find enough relief teachers during the winter flu season with at least one sending students home because of a lack of staff.
The Philippines' ambassador is asking tertiary institutions to formally declare they won't use dodgy agents to recruit Filipino students. Video
Growing pressure on education spending is raising expectations the government will bankroll its education plans by trimming some of the $150 million-a-year set aside for a previous flagship policy.
The Education Ministry's latest offer in pay talks for primary teachers and principals is disappointing, teachers have told RNZ.
Primary school teachers and principals are considering a new pay offer from the Ministry of Education of 3 percent a year for three years, the Educational Institute says. Audio
A shortage of relief teachers has forced secondary schools to leave students unsupervised, send classes home, and even close for the day, PPTA says.
The country's eight universities are at risk of a financial shock and should consider forming a single University of New Zealand, says former Massey University chancellor Russ Ballard. Audio
The Tertiary Education Commission is defending a new student survey from criticism by universities and the tertiary staff union.
Universities are blocking the publication of survey results that rate the usefulness of hundreds of their courses.
Rising costs forced the government to cut back its plans for education spending in the May Budget, documents show.
Pre-schoolers with disabilities are waiting longer than ever for specialist help after wait times for assistance increased in every region to an average of more than three months, Education Ministry…
NZ's standings in the PISA rankings are suffering because a quarter of Kiwi teenagers who sit the exam don't take it seriously, according to a study - but educationalists say there are other…
Kindergartens and playcentres are planning to form multi-million dollar national organisations to help create more financial clout and counter falling enrolments.
Negotiations over pay for primary school principals and secondary school teachers are set to continue this week.