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Ministry of Education Employee Review

Productive learning environment

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22 May 2017
i thoroughly enjoyed this workplace because I got to work with year 4-6's during my two and a half years of teaching there. It was a fantastic experience that I will treasure
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3.0
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3.0
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2.0
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2.0
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3.0
Culture
Pros
Children's progression
Cons
Long hours
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