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MoE applies to ERA for independent facilitated bargaining

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 4:50 pm | Ministry of Education

We invited the NZEI Te Riu Roa and NZPPTA to join us in applying to the Employment Relations Authority for independent facilitated bargaining over four days ago - Friday 10 May. More >>

Ministry of Education seeks facilitated bargaining

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 3:41 pm | Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education seeks independent facilitated bargaining in response to NZEI Te Riu Roa and NZPPTA industrial action Source: Ministry of Education More >>

Ministry response to union proposed strike activity

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:29 am | Ministry of Education

Teachers and primary principals are being offered around $1.2 billion in pay increases and classroom release time. More >>

Teacher Supply update - more teachers in our classrooms

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:18 am | Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education 2018 data shows more people are training to be teachers, more teachers are entering the workforce and more teachers are staying in the profession. More >>

Ministry response to NZEI Te Riu Roa ballot result

Monday, 8 April 2019, 12:01 pm | Ministry of Education

NZEI members have voted to reject almost $700 million in pay increases. More >>

Learning From the Christchurch Lockdown of Schools

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:21 am | Ministry of Education

When Police required a city wide lockdown in Christchurch on Friday the 15th of March, our schools, kura and early learning centres kept our children and young people and adults safe, in very challenging circumstances with everyone returning home safely. More >>

Lockdown review starts 2 April 2019

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 1:27 pm | Ministry of Education

"Children’s safety and wellbeing are paramount and it is very important our schools are able to protect their children. More >>

Ministry of Education working to support schools

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 7:08 pm | Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education working to support schools, kura and early learning services More >>

Update on NZEI Primary Principals’ and Teachers’ Bargaining

Friday, 8 March 2019, 3:05 pm | Ministry of Education

"We offered to recommence negotiations with NZEI Te Riu Roa at the end of last year, and were available in December and through January. We were pleased they accepted this offer in February. More >>

Māori Sidesteps Add Humour

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 8:45 am | Ministry of Education

The Māori Sidesteps have been recruited to add humour to a new series of videos encouraging parents to consider the benefits of Māori medium education pathways for their kids. More >>

Teacher supply

Monday, 28 January 2019, 1:19 pm | Ministry of Education

Last year, our teacher demand and supply planning tool projections showed that if there was no additional intervention, we would need up to 850 additional teachers during 2019 to join our 70,000 strong teacher workforce. More >>

Still time for schools to access ongoing support

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 9:44 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education will continue to support principals with their teaching vacancies beyond the start of the first term and well into the school year with a range of supply initiatives. More >>

Recruitment update: Teacher recruitment 2019

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 9:39 am | Ministry of Education

Over 800 overseas teachers are ready for primary and secondary schools to interview for them to start at the beginning of next year. More >>

Update on PPTA Secondary Teacher Bargaining

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 12:07 pm | Ministry of Education

"The Ministry and the Post Primary Teachers’ Association met last week for agreed bargaining talks. More >>

Ministry response to NZEI Te Riu Roa ballot result

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:21 am | Ministry of Education

NZEI members have voted to reject the Ministry’s revised offer to settle primary principals’ and teachers’ collective agreements. More >>

Public feedback provides guide for the future of NCEA

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:10 am | Ministry of Education

Thousands of New Zealanders’ views on NCEA and its future have been captured in a report released by the Ministry of Education today. More >>

Ministry of Education Statement on PPTA announcement

Friday, 23 November 2018, 5:28 pm | Ministry of Education

"We are surprised the PPTA is already threatening strike action next year as they still have four days of agreed bargaining on behalf of their members ahead of them before the end of the year, and the Ministry is ready to schedule more," ... More >>

Ministry of Education offers $10,000 to most teachers

Friday, 16 November 2018, 3:28 pm | Ministry of Education

It is hard to understand why the teaching unions are threatening further campaigns before the NZEI members get the opportunity to vote on the settlement offer, and while the PPTA is still in active bargaining with the Ministry. More >>

Teachers ready for schools to recruit for 2019

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:10 pm | Ministry of Education

Around 550 overseas teachers are already screened and ready for principals to hire - to cover vacancies in our primary and secondary schools for next year. More >>

Ministry urges teachers to settle contract

Monday, 12 November 2018, 2:37 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is encouraging primary teachers and principals to carefully consider the offer made last Thursday to reach settlement or to return to the table to negotiate within the $698m package. More >>



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