HEKIA PARATA IS RESILED TO ACKNOWLEDGE NEW PASIFIKA TEACHERS ARE ON THE HORIZON FOR NEW ZEALAND & SOUTH PACIFIC EXPANSION
New Zealand’s Education Minister Hekia Paratasays she is resiled to fact that when it comes to managing teachers and first time school principals in New Zealand, that:
“Everyone is passionate about education, everybody’s got a view about education and so those are the sorts of things that we end up debating, and I’m relaxed about that.” Ms Parata told today’s conference in Wellington, there was a need for more Pasifika teachers.
“I really want to see more Pasifika people choosing teaching as a profession, and then going on into professional leadership,” she said.
[APNZ - Photo: Mark Mitchell NZH]
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 9.10.12~