Rose Patterson


Teaching stars: transforming the education profession

This is the third report released by The New Zealand Initiative on education and teaching quality. This report makes further recommendations for how New Zealand can attract, retain, and develop the best teachers. These policies will help to transform teaching into a profession of status...

Around the world: the evolution of teaching as a profession

Around the World: The Evolution of Teaching as a Profession proposes that to lift students’ academic achievement, New Zealand needs to take heed of how countries with high performing education systems have turned teaching into a profession. The report came out just one week after...

World class education? Why New Zealand must strengthen its teaching profession

This is the first in a series of three reports, which will use comparative research to explore how leading jurisdictions attract and retain world class teaching talent, and how these policies can be applied to New Zealand. • Executive Summary: The greatest asset in New...