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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 >>

Teachers welcome help for traumatised children

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:44 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is welcoming support for children in Christchurch and Kaikoura who have lived through the horror of earthquakes in their regions. More >>

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 >>



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