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Parents praise capability of Kiwi teachers

Friday, 21 October 2016, 10:38 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa President Louise Green says teachers will welcome a new report finding that nine out of ten Kiwi parents believe their child’s teacher is “very capable”. More >>

Call for departing minister to listen to educators - NZEI

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 1:15 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa wishes Education Minister Hekia Parata well, following her announcement that she is leaving politics, and hopes her parting move will be to listen to the education sector and ditch her radical bulk funding proposal in favour of better ... More >>

Report on school exclusions highlights funding needs - NZEI

Monday, 17 October 2016, 2:22 pm | NZEI

A report highlighting the barriers children with disabilities can face at school shows the urgent need to increase funding for inclusion in schools and professional training of teachers and teacher aides, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Hundreds sign petition on first day of roadshow

Monday, 10 October 2016, 4:53 pm | NZEI

Hundreds of parents concerned about proposed changes to how education is funded signed postcards to the Minister of Education on the first day of a roadshow hosted by NZEI TE Riu and PPTA. More >>

Homelessness crisis also an educational crisis - NZEI

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:10 pm | NZEI

The NZEI is today backing calls for a national strategy to end homelessness amid mounting evidence that thousands of children who lack a warm safe home are also being denied their right to an education. More >>

Roadshow launching to stop Government bulk funding proposal

Friday, 7 October 2016, 11:28 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa and the PPTA are launching an education bus tour in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch next week to raise awareness of the Government’s proposed radical reforms to school funding and the chronic underfunding of schools and early childhood ... More >>

New president driven by desire for quality education for all

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:50 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa’s new president is driven by a belief in quality public education for all New Zealand children. More >>

Educators take better funding message to MP's office

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:17 am | NZEI

Principals, primary and early childhood teachers and support staff will stage a protest outside National’s MP Todd McClay’s Rotorua electorate office today, calling on the Government to increase education funding and opposing the Government’s ... More >>

Scholarships recognise support staff and early educators

Monday, 26 September 2016, 4:17 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has announced scholarships for support staff and early childhood members at its annual conference in Rotorua last night. More >>

NZEI awards five new associates

Monday, 26 September 2016, 4:14 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has announced five new associates in recognition of their work for NZEI, for quality public education and for the communities in which they live. More >>

Resource Teacher of Māori honoured

Monday, 26 September 2016, 12:54 pm | NZEI

A Resource Teacher of Māori based at Waitara East School in Taranaki has been given one of the highest honours in the education sector. She has iwi links with Te Atiawa Taranaki and Ngāi Tahu. More >>

Education funding cuts laid bare

Sunday, 25 September 2016, 10:04 pm | NZEI

Embargoed against delivery until 2pm Sunday 25th September Government funding has failed to keep pace with the real cost of education, leading to cuts in essential resourcing for children's learning, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Louise Green told 400 ... More >>

Education unions announce next steps on “bulk funding”

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 1:54 pm | NZEI

The members of NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA have delivered a resounding rejection of the Government’s latest funding proposal, with more than 99% voting against it in meetings around the country, and calling for further action. More >>

Support staff angered by lost pay

Friday, 16 September 2016, 2:43 pm | NZEI

School support staff have reacted with anger to the Ministry of Education’s decision to not pay up to 6000 annualised support staff for a fortnight at the end of the annual payment cycle. More >>

Still no justice for annualised support staff

Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:44 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa rejects the Ministry of Education’s decision to not pay annualised support staff for a fortnight at the end of the annual payment cycle. More >>

South Auckland educators set to oppose funding proposals

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 4:40 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

What: Over 3000 NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA union members in South Auckland are set to gather tomorrow to discuss the Government’s proposal to reintroduce bulk funding. This will be the largest and last of over 50 meetings held around New Zealand over ... More >>

Cut-price funding worth just half a sandwich, NZEI says

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 12:21 pm | NZEI

A new targeted schooling grant that will deliver less than $2 a week per child for about 133,000 children from benefit-dependent families is a cut-price policy that won't impact significantly on the children needing it most, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Unprecedented PPTA/NZEI combined meetings next week

Friday, 2 September 2016, 11:10 am | NZEI

Unprecedented combined meetings of 60,000 PPTA and NZEI Te Riu Roa members begin around the country next week. Educators from early childhood to secondary schooling are uniting to respond to the government’s proposal for Global Funding, saying ... More >>

Online learning with private companies will harm learning

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 1:35 pm | NZEI

Government plans to legislate for children from 5 years old to choose to do their schooling online using private companies who do not have to have qualified teachers, will horrify both parents and educators, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

More funding needed to support toddlers and young children

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:25 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

An increased focus proposed by Government on early intervention for toddlers and children who need extra learning support is welcome, but more funding and removal of a staffing freeze is needed to address already long waiting lists for toddlers ... More >>



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