Fourth NZCER independent evaluation report released

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22 May 2017

This fourth report builds further on the successes highlighted in reports one, two and three, confirming the high-quality implementation of the Teach First NZ programme and positive impact in schools.

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Government announces support for expanding the Teach First NZ programme

Press releases
17 May 2017

Today the Minister of Education, Nikki Kaye, announced additional government funding for the expansion of the Teach First NZ initial teacher education and leadership development programme.

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Teach First NZ announces new collaboration

Press releases
16 March 2017

Today Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu and the Mind Lab by Unitec have announced a new collaboration to deliver Teach First NZ’s unique, employment-based initial teacher education and leadership development programme focussed on lower-decile secondary schools.

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Request for Expressions of Interest

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27 October 2016

Teach First NZ is seeking expressions of interest from tertiary providers for the delivery of an employment-based initial teacher education qualification. As demand for the Teach First NZ programme increases, we are seeking new partners to be a part of this growing initiative.

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Announcement from Teach First NZ CEO and Board of Trustees

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25 August 2016

Following six years at the helm of Teach First NZ, I have decided the time is now right for someone new to lead our work into its next phase. As such, I will be stepping aside from my role as CEO, and joining our Board as a Trustee.

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Agreement reached with PPTA

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23 March 2016

Teach First NZ is pleased with the positive agreement reached with the PPTA about future appointments of Teach First NZ participants to schools.

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NZ punches above its weight with Teach For All Conference

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13 October 2015

Teach First NZ Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Shaun Sutton, writes about New Zealand punching above our weight in the Teach For All Global Conference 2015.

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Independent report highlights successes of Teach First NZ

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26 June 2014

Teach First NZ and the University of Auckland welcome today’s publication of the first evaluation report of the Teach First NZ programme. The report praises the implementation of the programme, and highlights its success at attracting talented individuals to teach in schools serving low-decile communities.

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Teach First NZ launches second intake

Press releases
15 November 2013

Teach First NZ next week welcomes its second intake of twenty participants, and is set to celebrate this milestone with visiting CEO and Founder of Teach First in the UK, Brett Wigdortz OBE.

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ASB supports Teach First NZ to attract quality graduates

Press releases
15 May 2013

Teach First NZ is pleased to announce ASB as a new corporate supporter of their innovative programme to reinforce teaching as a high-status graduate choice.

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Teach First NZ and the University of Auckland plan new programme

Press releases
1 November 2011

Teach First NZ and the University of Auckland are developing an innovative programme to tackle educational inequality, by attracting top university graduates to teach in secondary schools serving lower decile communities.

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