AIS defends vaccine pass ruling for camp

Ashburton Intermediate is defending its call to implement vaccine requirements for a school camp early next year. Principal Brent Gray confirmed its Year 8 school camp will exclude unvaccinated pupils from attending the camp which would be situated on Department of Conservation (DoC) land. The department confirmed earlier this month that all DoC campgrounds and … Continued

About 1400 teachers refuse Covid vaccination

  Education Ministry figures indicate just 2.4 percent of school teachers, about 1400 people, have refused the Covid vaccination. The ministry said responses from 94 per cent of schools indicated nearly 98 percent of teachers and 95 per cent of other staff were vaccinated. Official figures showed there were 62,600 teachers working in state and … Continued