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Government cuts cost ECE $260 million this year

Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:42 am | NZEI

New research shows the Government has cut $260 million a year off funding for Early Childhood Education, as NZEI Te Riu Roa launches a pledge to restore funding and quality to the sector. More >>

Educators call on Police Minister to waive vetting charge

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:02 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the Minister of Police to instruct her officials to abandon plans to charge schools and ECE services for safety vetting of adults who work around children. More >>

Standing up for kids on Children’s Day

Friday, 3 March 2017, 3:17 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Rui Roa members will be out in force around the country to celebrate Children’s Day on Sunday March 5, while also sending a message to government that “treasuring” children has to be more than empty platitudes. More >>

Pay equity progress welcomed, but money talks - NZEI

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 2:57 pm | NZEI

Progress on pay equity today is a huge credit to the hundreds of women who support the learning of the most vulnerable people in New Zealand, while earning some of the lowest rates of pay, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

School funding freeze drives support staff to union meetings

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:19 am | NZEI

The government’s freeze on school funding and its impact on their pay negotiations will drive teacher aides and other school support staff to nationwide paid union meetings in March. More >>

Collaboration not competition drives educational success

Friday, 17 February 2017, 2:20 pm | NZEI

Naming and shaming schools and then pitting them against each other in a competitive, profit-driven environment is a failed recipe for improving education, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Educators would welcome a non-partisan vision for education

Friday, 17 February 2017, 2:17 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed New Zealand First’s proposal for an Education Hui to develop a strategic plan for education for the next 30 years, involving the entire sector. More >>

One school, one month, 11 hospitalised due to cold homes

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 5:15 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Transcript of NZEI Te Riu Roa oral submission to the Government Administration Select Committee hearing into the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill (No 2). More >>

Stop Education Bill until children are consulted - NZEI

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:18 pm | NZEI

NZEI TeRiu Roa is joining calls by the Children's Commissioner to stop the progress of the Education Amendment Bill until children have been consulted and concerns about children's rights addressed. More >>

Colourful next stage of Better Funding, Better Learning

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:09 pm | NZEI

Educators from early childhood to secondary school will on Tuesday launch the next phase of the joint campaign to secure better funding for education this election year. More >>

All children deserve to learn Te Reo Maori - NZEI

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:24 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Green Party's goal for every New Zealand child to learn Te Reo Maori at school, and is calling for the professional development and training of teachers needed to make this possible. More >>

Costs of education to parents increased

Friday, 20 January 2017, 4:06 pm | NZEI

Children will be the biggest losers if a Government freeze on education spending this year increases the costs of education to parents, NZEI Te Riu Roa warned today. More >>

New NZEI President’s “to do” list

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 4:25 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa’s new President, Lynda Stuart, today (18 January) begins her two-year term leading New Zealand’s largest education union. More >>

ERO finds hundreds of ECE services are substandard

Sunday, 18 December 2016, 7:23 pm | NZEI

ERO finds hundreds of ECE services are substandard 18 December 2016 NZEI Te Riu Roa is concerned about the quality of safety, care and learning of thousands of young children enrolled in 220 ECE services identified as substandard. More >>

Eliminate poverty, raise achievement - NZEI

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 11:35 am | NZEI

The latest Child Poverty Monitor report is proof that without major action to reduce child poverty, educational targets alone will never work to raise achievement, NZEI TE Riu Roa says. More >>

Increase in parent donations shows funding boost is needed

Saturday, 10 December 2016, 3:07 pm | NZEI

The marked increase in parental donations over the past year shows an urgent need to spend public money on increased education funding, not tax cuts, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

PISA results show more resourcing needed

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 9:19 am | NZEI

The fact that New Zealand has more low performing students at age 15 in science than six years ago reflects the serious problem we have with child poverty and inequality in New Zealand and the failure of the Government's education reform agenda, NZEI ... More >>

Cuts to early childhood education revealed

Friday, 2 December 2016, 9:24 am | NZEI

Cuts to early childhood education funding have been confirmed by the latest Ministry of Education figures , which show annual per-child funding has dropped by more than $500 since 2009/10. More >>

International results show National Standards failure - NZEI

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:50 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Latest international results in maths and science indicate the Government's National Standards programme has failed, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Schools contemplate hikes in parent donations

Sunday, 27 November 2016, 7:22 pm | NZEI

Schools contemplate hikes in parent donations, cuts to teacher aides in reaction to Government funding freeze for 2017 More >>

 

 

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