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Strike vote by overloaded Learning Support specialists

Friday, 17 August 2018, 8:47 am | NZEI

NZEI TE Riu Roa members who are psychologists, speech language therapists and other learning support specialists, employed directly by the Ministry of Education, are set to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August, following the results of a secret ballot ... More >>

Teachers look forward to negotiations

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 1:25 pm | NZEI

Support for teachers and principals in rallies all over the country yesterday was overwhelming, says NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart. More >>

Pay equity settlement reached for support workers

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 3:21 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Four Ministry of Education Support Workers enjoyed a celebratory cup of tea with the Prime Minister this afternoon, to mark the historic signing of the education sector's first pay equity settlement. More >>

Nationwide rallies and marches tomorrow

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:36 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

About 29,000 primary teachers, principals and their supporters will be taking to the streets in public events around New Zealand tomorrow. More >>

More education professionals to vote on striking

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:31 pm | NZEI

Learning Support specialists employed directly by the Ministry of Education have today begun a secret online vote over whether to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August. More >>

“We’ll miss our teachers,” say parents and children

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 10:14 pm | NZEI

Children’s drawings of their favourite teachers are front and centre of a new advertising campaign that highlights the mounting staffing crisis in our schools. More >>

Whānau join with teachers and principals

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:08 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Educators will be hitting the streets tomorrow before and after school, hosting a range of events in a day of community action. More >>

Primary teachers and principals vote for full-day strike

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 9:37 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa principal and teacher members have both voted for full day strike action on August 15. More >>

Student projections show teacher shortage at disaster point

Monday, 30 July 2018, 2:34 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Ministry figures released to NZEI Te Riu Roa show that New Zealand will have an extra 40,000 primary school students by 2030, requiring up to 1815 additional teachers. More >>

National Party U-turn on class size, teacher pay

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 3:39 pm | NZEI

National Party U-turn on class size, teacher pay and increased ECE funding vindicates teachers’ battles for more investment in education 29 July 2018 More >>

School leaders report high levels of violence

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 4:20 pm | NZEI

26 July 2018 Senior primary school leaders are reporting high levels of violence in their schools, with 38% experiencing threats of violence in 2017, and 41% being subjected to actual physical violence. More >>

Educators to vote on moving to a full day strike

Monday, 23 July 2018, 8:55 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa teacher and principal members are to vote on whether to strike for a full day on August 15. More >>

Survey shows public support for pay equity

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 9:55 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Research into public attitudes shows strong support for ending the historic underpayment of teacher aides and early childhood educators, who are working towards pay equity settlements. More >>

Primary teachers and principals vote to strike

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 6:11 pm | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals vote to strike 3 July 2018 Frustrated primary teachers and principals have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a three-hour work stoppage on 15 August, and are now discussing whether to extend the strike to a full day. More >>

National Standards and charter schools under spotlight

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:13 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Teachers across the country are celebrating the scrapping of National Standards and are excited about the freedom to explore teaching practices and content that will genuinely meet every child's needs, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart told the ... More >>

Action needed over discrimination

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:19 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A survey of primary school leaders has found that a significant sample of Māori and Pasifika participants have experienced discrimination at work on the basis of their ethnicity. More >>

Teachers And Principals Head to Ballot

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:11 pm | NZEI

Due to the urgent need to attract and retain teachers, and ensure children have the education they need, NZEI Te Riu Roa’s National Executive have decided on the weekend that teachers and principals will vote at upcoming union meetings on whether to accept ... More >>

Teachers React to Ministry's Pay Offer

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:10 pm | NZEI

Teachers say the Ministry of Education's pay offer to primary school teachers falls short of what is needed. They have also expressed concern that the focus on improving pay for beginning teachers will not fix the growing teacher shortage. More >>

Staff cuts for teacher training indicate growing crisis

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:14 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Staff cuts at Auckland University because of dropping enrolments for initial teacher education (ITE) are another sign that bold measures are needed to turn around New Zealand’s growing teacher shortage. More >>

Education Budget a major disappointment for educators

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:38 pm | NZEI

Today’s Education Budget has left educators disappointed that issues of chronic underfunding have not been addressed. More >>



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