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Educators welcome reforms but need close consultation

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 9:51 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Educators will need to be consulted heavily if the overhaul of education announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today is to be successful. More >>

Workload, mentoring, pay: new educators call for action

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:50 pm | NZEI

It's time for the new Labour-led Government to prioritise better support for new teachers if the teacher shortage crisis is to be averted, a national hui of New Educators said at the weekend. More >>

Nonsensical Ministry decision

Monday, 19 February 2018, 11:22 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A Ministry of Education refusal to pay the same value “recruitment, retention and responsibility” (3R) payments to primary teachers as secondary teachers is nonsensical in the face of the current teacher shortage, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

NZEI welcomes review of cohort entry

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 6:14 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Starting school at four years old was never in a child’s best interest, says NZEI Te Riu Roa. More >>

Charter schools - a failed, expensive experiment

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 2:26 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Education Amendment Bill released today which will bring charter schools back into the state school system. More >>

Educators welcome child poverty reduction measures

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 4:47 pm | NZEI

Changes announced today by the Government on how it will monitor and reduce child poverty have been welcomed by educators around the country. More >>

Children are the focus in new post-National Standards era

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 3:28 pm | NZEI

Primary principals and teachers look forward to a fresh start this year using robust and well-regarded assessment tools, instead of shonky National Standards. More >>

Teachers welcome changes to council

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 12:03 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Teachers welcome the Government's decision to reinstate their right to vote for their own representatives on their professional body, education union NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Children will benefit from employment law changes

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 3:46 pm | NZEI

Changes to employment legislation announced today is good news for children and educators. More >>

Package to ease teacher shortage is just the start

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:10 am | NZEI

Educators have welcomed the government’s $9.5 million package to address the teacher shortage but say much more needs to be done to attract and keep teachers in the profession. More >>

Children the winners as National Standards are dumped

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:05 pm | NZEI

Primary principals and teachers say children are the real winners now that National Standards have been officially dumped. More >>

Principals forced to slash teacher aide hours

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 8:03 am | NZEI

An NZEI Te Riu Roa survey of 622 primary and intermediate school principals has found that 44% plan to cut teacher aide hours to meet budget in 2018, while 14% expect to be short of teachers and another 20% are not sure whether they will fill all roles. More >>

NZEI Welcomes Reports On Teacher Training

Friday, 8 December 2017, 11:12 am | NZEI

All beginning teachers should get the right support to be the best teacher that they can be, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Reading results show damage caused by National Standards

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 9:47 am | NZEI

New Zealand students dropped noticeably in their reading ability following the introduction of National Standards, according to results in an international report released today. More >>

More beginning teachers will benefit Auckland children

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 5:30 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Children and schools will benefit from the extension of a beginning teacher scheme in Auckland next year. More >>

ERO Report Shows Value of Time to Lead, Teach And Learn

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:14 am | NZEI

A new ERO report has shown how much more students can achieve when teachers are freed to teach and are given professional development to enhance their skills. More >>

Leading Māori educators at Symposium

Monday, 27 November 2017, 10:18 am | NZEI

A groundbreaking symposium today brings to the Wellington stage the unique, innovative, creative and exciting things happening in indigenous education in Aotearoa. More >>

Educators join call to free NZ children of poverty

Friday, 24 November 2017, 8:44 am | NZEI

Educators are calling for urgent cross-party talks to finally rid New Zealand of poverty among our children, saying the impact of deprivation on education is robbing generations of children of their potential. More >>

Educators ask for funding to settle pay equity claims

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 2:18 pm | NZEI

Educators working in schools and early childhood services are welcoming the new Government's commitment to ending the gender pay gap for women and are asking that Budget 2018 includes money to speedily settle their pay equity claims. More >>

ECE teachers welcome increase to paid parental leave

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:54 am | NZEI

Early childhood educators believe the increase in paid parental leave will be great for babies and their parents, and say the next step must be to improve the quality of early childhood education. More >>

 

 

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