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Educators call on new government to take action

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 7:18 pm | NZEI

Teachers and educators have huge hope that the new Labour led Government will herald the rebuilding of New Zealand’s public education system and restore our children’s birthright to a free, world-class education. More >>

Teachers Commit to Action to Free Teachers to Teach

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:42 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers and principals have committed to taking action next year in order to give every child more teacher time, and attract more people to teaching. More >>

Educators will fight for public education

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 2:27 pm | NZEI

Regardless of the eventual shade of Government, the union representing primary and early childhood teachers and support staff today committed to fighting to win good change for public education and children over the coming year. More >>

Coalition talks should see big wins for education

Monday, 25 September 2017, 1:34 pm | NZEI

Whatever Government coalition emerges from negotiations in the coming weeks, educators are optimistic of major progress on the funding and quality of education, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Use your power - vote for the child in your life

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 1:35 pm | NZEI

21 September 2017 - Teachers and educators are calling on all whānau, including parents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunties, and grandparents, to use their power today to vote for a fair, well-resourced education system that sets our children ... More >>

Education Leaders Announce Plan for Auckland Teacher Crisis

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10:37 am | NZEI

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers have announced a sector-lead plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis. More >>

Education leaders have a plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 3:28 pm | NZEI

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers will tomorrow announce their plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis. More >>

Educators First in Line to Vote Early for Pay Equity

Monday, 11 September 2017, 11:19 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

When early voting opened this morning, early childhood teachers were among a group of women led by Kristine Bartlett who met in central Wellington to vote for equal pay. More >>

Charters come at expense of children with high needs

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 2:40 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is demanding the National/Act Government say how much it’s spending on four new charter schools, adding its money that should have gone on education of children with additional learning needs. More >>

ACT announces latest plan to undermine public education

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 3:55 pm | NZEI

The latest ACT Party education policy, announced today, is a transparent attempt to undermine public education, teachers and unions that's straight out of the party's playbook, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Boost to inclusive education funding applauded

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 1:35 pm | NZEI

31 August 2017 - NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes a commitment by the Green Party to provide the funding to ensure every child, regardless of ability, deserves the best education in the world. More >>

National Standards Plus a big minus for children's learning

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 4:03 pm | NZEI

Bill English's National Standards Plus a big minus for children's learning, teachers say More >>

More teaching time, not more measurement, teachers say

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 11:01 am | NZEI

Imposing further measurement of children's progress on the shaky foundation of controversial National Standards is bad policy and bad for children, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Teachers claim win after scheme extended

Friday, 25 August 2017, 9:47 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa members are claiming a great win after the Minister of Education Nikki Kaye said the voluntary bonding scheme, available for beginner teachers in decile one schools, was being extended to every school in Auckland. More >>

Robbing kids to pay for roads

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 12:57 pm | NZEI

A bigger than expected surplus has only been possible because of the chronic underfunding of the education of New Zealand's children, says NZEI Te Riu Roa. More >>

Samuel Marsden School Project Turns into Election Event

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:11 am | NZEI

23 August 2017 - Four Wellington schoolgirls have initiated an election event involving James Shaw, Grant Robertson and NZ First candidate Andy Foster, after a school project got them fired up about politics and the underfunding of early childhood education. More >>

Government not using major tool to attract teachers

Monday, 21 August 2017, 9:12 am | NZEI

The Government must immediately investigate why beginning teachers and principals are not aware of a $17,500 incentive payment to keep teachers in Auckland. More >>

Seven years of National Standards and nothing to show

Friday, 18 August 2017, 4:32 pm | NZEI

18 August 2017 National Standards should be scrapped because results released today show that they make no difference to student achievement, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Call for scrapping National Standards

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:15 pm | NZEI

Teachers say that increased rates of anxiety in children linked to National Standards shows that National Standards should be scrapped. More >>

Decision on special education resourcing inequitable

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:24 am | NZEI

The Government's decision to roll out reform of special education (Learning Support) to newly formed groups of school (Communities of Learning) rather than every school is abdicating its responsibility to support every child in every school, NZEI Te ... More >>



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