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Tomorrow's Schools recommendations welcomed

Friday, 7 December 2018, 2:07 pm | NZEI

Our nation’s children are finally being put at the heart of the education system. More >>

Teachers and principals reject Ministry's latest offer

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 8:56 am | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly voted to reject the Ministry’s third round of offers, in a secret online ballot that closed last night. More >>

Consultation on ECE plan welcomed

Monday, 19 November 2018, 2:05 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes a draft Government strategic plan for early childhood education released for consultation today. More >>

Concerned education unions consider joint action

Friday, 16 November 2018, 4:59 pm | NZEI

The future of New Zealand children’s education hangs in the balance if the crisis in education is not fixed, teachers and principals say. More >>

Education unions' combined executives to meet

Friday, 16 November 2018, 8:38 am | NZEI

The combined National Executives of NZEI Te Riu Roa and the PPTA Te Wehengarua are meeting today (Friday, 16 November) at 4pm to discuss possible joint campaigning next year, should members reject the offers from the Ministry of Education. More >>

Teacher recruits won't last without improvements to workload

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 2:39 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Ministry of Education's efforts in recruiting 550 overseas primary and secondary teachers for next year, but warns these teachers won't stay long without improvements to workload. More >>

Teachers set to deliberate

Friday, 9 November 2018, 7:08 pm | NZEI

Employment Relations Authority Chief James Crichton has recommended that NZEI Te Riu Roa members accept the latest offer from the Ministry of Education, at the conclusion of four days of facilitation between the union and the Ministry. More >>

Strike notices issued, primary teachers consider next steps

Friday, 9 November 2018, 3:27 pm | NZEI

Primary teachers are set to begin a week of one-day rolling nationwide strikes on Monday. More >>

Announcement on learning support a big win for teachers

Sunday, 4 November 2018, 2:35 pm | NZEI

The Prime Minister's announcement this afternoon that the Government will fully fund 600 Learning Support Coordinator positions in 2020 is a big win for children and a big win for teachers and principals. More >>

NZEI and Ministry head to Employment Relations Authority

Friday, 2 November 2018, 4:33 pm | NZEI

Primary teachers' union NZEI TE Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education are set to begin facilitation on Monday, 5 November at 10.30am, in an attempt to make progress on collective agreement negotiations for primary teachers and principals. More >>

Facilitation dates set

Monday, 29 October 2018, 5:35 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers' union NZEI TE Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education are set to begin facilitation on Monday 5th November at 10.30am. More >>

ECE teacher crisis a casualty of 10-year funding freeze

Monday, 29 October 2018, 12:28 pm | NZEI

The acute shortage of early childhood education teachers is a direct result of 10 years of Government underfunding in the sector says NZEI Te Riu Roa. More >>

Teachers and principals vote for rolling strikes

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 9:33 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa principal and primary members have overwhelmingly voted in favour of national rolling strikes in the week starting November 12. More >>

New teacher supply and demand model welcome but flawed

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 1:35 pm | NZEI

New teacher supply and demand model welcome but flawed - and too late to stop teacher shortages next year More >>

Education workers optimistic about Pay Equity Amendment Bill

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 3:33 pm | NZEI

As the Equal Pay Amendment Bill has its first reading, a 12-year struggle for pay equity will also draw to a close for Education Support Workers, who will be receiving their first payslips with pay increases of up to 30% today. More >>

Early childhood teacher shortage severe

Monday, 15 October 2018, 4:02 pm | NZEI

The union representing early childhood teachers has added its voice to ECE employers’ call to Government to do more to reverse a teacher shortage in early childhood services. More >>

Teachers set to vote on strike action

Monday, 15 October 2018, 1:05 pm | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals are set to begin voting tomorrow on whether to undertake a week of strike action in November. More >>

Steps to fix teacher shortage are welcome but...

Sunday, 14 October 2018, 1:42 pm | NZEI

Steps to fix teacher shortage are welcome but class sizes and pay must be addressed to keep teachers More >>

Plan to put teachers on skills shortage list proves crisis

Friday, 12 October 2018, 11:28 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa says that proposals to put early childhood and primary teachers on the immigration skills shortages list are an acknowledgment the teacher shortage has reached crisis point. More >>

The Govt has the power to avert potential strike action

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 2:01 pm | NZEI

The Government has the power to avert further potential strike action if it improves its collective agreement offers to primary teachers and principals. More >>

 

 

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