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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 >>

Mixed reaction to changes for learning support

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:46 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Today’s release of a Cabinet paper outlining changes to support for children with special education learning needs has some positive developments but also raises a number of concerns, says NZEI Te Riu Roa. More >>

Educators welcome significant step towards fair pay

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:31 am | NZEI

Education union NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the government’s decision today to implement the Equal Pay Principles, a framework for women workers to address gender pay discrimination. More >>

Teachers need a say in funding of the Education Council

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 12:13 pm | NZEI

The Government's decision to increase funding to the Education Council while imposing new accountability mechanisms underscores the need for teachers to have a democratic say on the future of their own professional body, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

NZEI congratulates new Education Secretary

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:10 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa congratulates Iona Holstead on her appointment as Education Secretary, and looks forward to working with her in the interests of children and young people. More >>

 

 

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