The ACT Party was today deeply saddened by the news that former ACT Party President Michael Crozier has passed away.
“Michael lived a full life with many fine adventures, and he died peacefully at home on Saturday, July 21 2012, with his family by his side,” ACT Party President Chris Simmons said.
“Michael grew up in Christchurch and completed a PhD in Physics before going on to work in the US, and the UK. He moved back to New Zealand where he eventually became Chief Scientist in the Ministry of Defence.
ACT New Zealand today welcomed Education Minister Hekia Parata’s serious consideration of performance based pay for teachers, which is best practice in industries all around the world and is long overdue in the education sector.