Status of Teachers Raised with Education Conversation 2018
Status of Teachers Raised with Education
New Zealand First List MP Jenny
Marcroft has withdrawn her member’s bill ‘Education
(Protecting Teacher Title) Amendment Bill’.
positive discussion between New Zealand First and the office
of the Minister of Education, I have written to the Chair of
the Education and Workforce Select Committee requesting the
withdrawal of my bill,” said Ms Marcroft.
saw the successful launch of ‘Education Conversation
2018’, a nationwide initiative that asks New Zealanders
what they want to see in their education system. This is the
first step to fulfilling the coalition agreement between New
Zealand First and Labour to develop a 30 year strategic plan
for New Zealand education.
“Add this to the multiple
trains of work the Minister of Education is undertaking and
I see a real commitment to raising and recognising the
status of our teaching profession which gives me confidence
that my member’s bill is no longer needed,” she
“I have thanked the committee for its
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