NZ Government moves to address dwindling teacher numbers

NZ Education Minister Chris Hipkins. Picture: RNZ

The Education Minister has released a strategy to help address the looming teacher shortage. By 2030 student numbers are expected to increase by 50,000, to 850,000, however the number becoming teachers is dropping. By 2016, the number of teachers graduating each year had dropped to just 3,600 compared to 5,800 in 2012. Of current teachers, […]

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