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…

NZ Teachers Need More Power To Protect Themselves

Following yesterday’s stabbing of  Steve Hose, a 53 year old maths teacher at Te Puke High School, the Secondary Principals Association says that teachers need to have more power to protect themselves against violence in New Zealand’s classrooms. It’s a far, far cry from the safe, low-crime image that the country tries to portray abroad.…