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NZEI welcomes new Education Minister

Monday, 24 April 2017, 2:04 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart congratulates Nikki Kaye on her promotion to Minister of Education. More >>

NZEI calls for removal of Pay Equity Bill stumbling blocks

Friday, 21 April 2017, 3:29 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the Deputy Prime Minister, Paula Bennett, to demand Ministers change a draft Pay Equity Bill and remove stumbling blocks that undermine her commitment to fix unfair pay for women. More >>

Budget funds must be allocated for pay equity claims

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 11:30 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the government to show good faith to women working in public sector jobs by allocating Budget funds to cover upcoming pay equity claims. More >>

Te Whāriki update needs PD to back it up

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:38 pm | NZEI

NZEI members are heartened that the mana of Te Whārik has been upheld in a major update today and we will now focus on ensuring educators get the professional development they need to use the updated curriculum to help children learn More >>

Resources needed to reduce violence in schools – not police

Friday, 7 April 2017, 12:45 pm | NZEI

Primary school principals have expressed horror and disbelief at the Minister of Education’s suggestion in Parliament that schools should call the police to deal with “very violent” student behaviour. More >>

NZEI backs calls for Govt action to include every child

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 2:57 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is backing calls for Government action on inclusive education as evidence mounts that it is denying disabled and higher needs children the vital support they need to learn. More >>

Government cuts cost ECE $260 million this year

Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:42 am | NZEI

New research shows the Government has cut $260 million a year off funding for Early Childhood Education, as NZEI Te Riu Roa launches a pledge to restore funding and quality to the sector. More >>

Educators call on Police Minister to waive vetting charge

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:02 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the Minister of Police to instruct her officials to abandon plans to charge schools and ECE services for safety vetting of adults who work around children. More >>

Standing up for kids on Children’s Day

Friday, 3 March 2017, 3:17 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Rui Roa members will be out in force around the country to celebrate Children’s Day on Sunday March 5, while also sending a message to government that “treasuring” children has to be more than empty platitudes. More >>

Pay equity progress welcomed, but money talks - NZEI

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 2:57 pm | NZEI

Progress on pay equity today is a huge credit to the hundreds of women who support the learning of the most vulnerable people in New Zealand, while earning some of the lowest rates of pay, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

School funding freeze drives support staff to union meetings

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:19 am | NZEI

The government’s freeze on school funding and its impact on their pay negotiations will drive teacher aides and other school support staff to nationwide paid union meetings in March. More >>

Collaboration not competition drives educational success

Friday, 17 February 2017, 2:20 pm | NZEI

Naming and shaming schools and then pitting them against each other in a competitive, profit-driven environment is a failed recipe for improving education, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Educators would welcome a non-partisan vision for education

Friday, 17 February 2017, 2:17 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed New Zealand First’s proposal for an Education Hui to develop a strategic plan for education for the next 30 years, involving the entire sector. More >>

One school, one month, 11 hospitalised due to cold homes

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 5:15 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Transcript of NZEI Te Riu Roa oral submission to the Government Administration Select Committee hearing into the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill (No 2). More >>

Stop Education Bill until children are consulted - NZEI

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:18 pm | NZEI

NZEI TeRiu Roa is joining calls by the Children's Commissioner to stop the progress of the Education Amendment Bill until children have been consulted and concerns about children's rights addressed. More >>

Colourful next stage of Better Funding, Better Learning

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:09 pm | NZEI

Educators from early childhood to secondary school will on Tuesday launch the next phase of the joint campaign to secure better funding for education this election year. More >>

All children deserve to learn Te Reo Maori - NZEI

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:24 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Green Party's goal for every New Zealand child to learn Te Reo Maori at school, and is calling for the professional development and training of teachers needed to make this possible. More >>

Costs of education to parents increased

Friday, 20 January 2017, 4:06 pm | NZEI

Children will be the biggest losers if a Government freeze on education spending this year increases the costs of education to parents, NZEI Te Riu Roa warned today. More >>

New NZEI President’s “to do” list

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 4:25 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa’s new President, Lynda Stuart, today (18 January) begins her two-year term leading New Zealand’s largest education union. More >>

ERO finds hundreds of ECE services are substandard

Sunday, 18 December 2016, 7:23 pm | NZEI

ERO finds hundreds of ECE services are substandard 18 December 2016 NZEI Te Riu Roa is concerned about the quality of safety, care and learning of thousands of young children enrolled in 220 ECE services identified as substandard. More >>

 

 

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