Lesley Longstone was paid $1600 a day for her stint at the Ministry of Education.
John Key has described how Education Minister Hekia Parata just didn't gel with former Ministry of Education chief executive Lesley Longstone.
Labour and schools are unhappy with the $425,000 payout for ex-Education Ministry chief executive Lesley Longstone.
Former Ministry of Education chief executive Lesley Longstone received a golden handshake of $425,475.33 before tax.
A British paper is warning civil servants to think twice about taking jobs in New Zealand.
Months of promises that teachers will be paid properly for the summer holidays have been broken.
Teachers want a complete rethink of education policies now chief executive Lesley Longstone has resigned.
Education Secretary Lesley Longstone has resigned from the Ministry of Education, just one year into the job.
Christchurch teachers are calling the Education Secretary's resignation an early Christmas present.
Lesley Longstone, the chief executive of the Ministry of Education, has quit after a year of botch-ups.
Departing Education Ministry boss Lesley Longstone wrote to all her staff this morning informing them of her “extremely difficult” decision to resign.
Calls for Education Minister Hekia Parata to step down following the resignation of Lesley Longstone this afternoon.
Lesley Longstone has resigned as the Secretary of Education.
A bill for staff costs schools have been forced to pay to sort out Novopay is to be sent to the Education Ministry.
It could take more than a year to iron out all the kinks in the error-ridden Novopay payroll system.
The Ministry of Education is offering more assistance to schools grappling with the Novopay payroll system.
Ministry of Education chief executive Lesley Longstone says New Zealand can't call its education system world class.
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