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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 >>

Extra funding for inclusive education welcomed

Sunday, 13 May 2018, 3:14 pm | NZEI

The Prime Minister's announcement of an extra $21.5m for early intervention in behaviour, learning, and speech and language support will change the lives of thousands of children aged under five. More >>

Education Budget 2018: Fixing the damage of the past

Friday, 11 May 2018, 10:59 am | NZEI

Education Budget 2018: Fixing the damage of the past, building the foundations for the future More >>

Need for funding of special needs role in schools

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 9:49 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A new survey shows that many of our most vulnerable children are missing out at school because there is not enough funding to give them the one-on-one support and resources they need to thrive and succeed. More >>

Educators join national movement for pay equity on May 5

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 1:06 pm | NZEI

Educators all over the country are joining a growing movement for action on pay equity and equality for women, with Fair's Fair Mana Taurite events on May 5. More >>

Pasifika educators pushing the boundaries

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:39 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Finding new horizons and pushing the boundaries will be central themes in a two-day Pasifika Fono for educators, which opens in Auckland this Thursday (19 April). More >>

Teachers and principals vote overwhelmingly for change

Friday, 13 April 2018, 9:10 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is going into its collective agreement negotiations soon with a strong mandate for change. More >>

Survey shows strong public support for big teacher pay rise

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:33 am | NZEI

New research shows strong public support for more Government spending on public education, including a significant pay rise for teachers and more support for children with additional learning needs. More >>

Kiwi children will benefit from ECE plan

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:19 pm | NZEI

Kiwi children will benefit from ECE plan 5 April 2018 Our youngest Kiwis will benefit from a completely fresh look at the Early Childhood Education sector. More >>

ECE teacher shortage and quality concerns

Monday, 19 March 2018, 12:16 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

News stories today about the dire shortage of qualified early childhood teachers and poor quality care at some centres have again highlighted funding issues and the importance of the ECE pay equity claim that NZEI Te Riu Roa is developing. More >>

Meetings called to address education crisis

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:04 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Principals and teachers in primary and area schools begin nation-wide meetings next week to plan a response to the crisis in recruiting and retaining teachers, the lack of time to teach and the inadequate resourcing for children with additional learning ... More >>

Educators meet to celebrate and strengthen curricula

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:04 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Following the demise of the National Standards regime, educators are meeting this Fridayto lead a relaunch of the curricula that set the direction for all student learning up to Year 13. More >>

NZEI welcomes removal of hurdles to pay justice for women

Monday, 5 March 2018, 10:43 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed joint recommendations from business, unions and government officials to scrap the hurdles to pay equity proposed by the previous National Government. More >>

Primary school leaders' workload at dangerous levels

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 8:19 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A second independent, in-depth health and wellbeing survey of primary school principals and senior leaders has found the sheer quantity of work is seriously affecting their health and taking time away from leading their school’s teaching and learning. More >>

Bartlett recognition bodes well for pay justice for women

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:16 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa says that Kristine Bartlett is a deserved winner of the New Zealander of the Year award for her tireless work for women and pay equity. More >>

 

 

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