News | Education
24 Feb 2018 19:12
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Education

    Minister can't guarantee school staffing

    Education Minister Chris Hipkins says he can't guarantee schools will be able to recruit enough teachers to fully staff classrooms next year.


    Education Minister Chris Hipkins has told parliament he isn't confident he'll be able to recruit enough teachers to fully staff classrooms next year.

    "Student numbers are increasing, the number of teacher trainees completing their training has been declining," he said.

    "An increasing number of teachers are nearing retirement age, some schools are already advising that they are getting no applications for the jobs they are advertising."

    Mr Hipkins said he had developed an urgent package of measures which he would take to cabinet soon.

    The minister had been asked during question time whether he was confident schools would be fully staffed next year.

    "Regrettably no, I'm not at this point," he replied.


    NZN




    © 2018 NZN, NZCity


     Other Education News
     24 Feb: Kiwi students make first 3D printed engine
     20 Feb: Florida shooting: Students stage 'lie-in' to pressure White House on gun control
     19 Feb: American history suggests Centennials could turn the tide on the NRA
     19 Feb: Forensic artists give faces to the faceless
     18 Feb: Spate of crimes in Hastings highlighted
     18 Feb: Hidden painting found behind Pablo Picasso's painting The Crouching Beggar
     17 Feb: Florida shooting the 'new norm' as US state reels from latest gun violence
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Rebels on right rugby path: Haylett-Petty More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    NZ banking on ODI form against England More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Ed Sheeran wore a balaclava to disguise himself at a public firework display in Lewes, England 19:05

    Soccer:
    Sydney FC turned down Mark Bridge: Arnold 18:55

    Rugby:
    Rebels on right rugby path: Haylett-Petty 18:35

    Entertainment:
    Jennifer Aniston has Justin Theroux reportedly split their Bel Air home into ‘his and hers’ living quarters after they tied the knot 18:35

    Cricket:
    Auckland cruise to one-day win over CD 18:05

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West stocked a plane with Japanese snacks and magazines for Kanye West's 40th birthday last year and made him guess where they were going 18:05

    Golf:
    Consistent Campbell regains NZPGA lead 17:35

    International:
    Kokoda Track: Protesting landowners end blockade of famous trek 17:35

    Entertainment:
    Joe Jonas' dad already considers Sophie Turner to be his daughter-in-law 17:35

    Law and Order:
    Bones found on Taranaki beach 17:25


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd