Migrant Tales – Teaching in New Zealand and the NCEA

Continuing in our series of Migrant Tales, first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand taken from locations around the net. Today’s tale was first published on an emigration forum. The author is an expat living in the South Island, and tells of the difficulties that immigrant teachers have securing employment. The impending…

Teaching In NZ – A Migrant’s Exit Interview Revisited

A Migrant’s Tale revisited. Occasionally E2NZ  takes a look back at an old blog entry when its content becomes topical again. After American teacher Gregg Smith published his book “Swimming in the Cesspool – An American Teacher’s Nightmare Encounter with New Zealand Secondary Education” migrants working in the teaching profession are in the NZ news again,…

Teaching In NZ – A Migrant’s Exit Interview

Continuing in our popular series of Migrant Tales – first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand, taken from locations around the net. Our latest tale is taken from the forum at Expatexposed.com, the only uncensored NZ immigration forum on the net, where people are free to talk about NZ as they really…

Life Not So Sweet For NZ Teachers

An interesting article in today’s NZ Herald has highlighted the status of teaching  in New Zealand, a popular occupation for many immigrants from OCED countries looking for a lifestyle change down under, it seems that the grass is definitely not greener for many of them. An international report shows that NZ teachers are among the…