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Schools would welcome solar power

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:20 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa believes schools would welcome the opportunity to save money on power bills through the Greens’ Solar in Schools policy. More >>

Govtt continues bid to remove teachers' independence

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 5:14 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The government has ignored the overwhelming concerns of New Zealanders in its bid to quash the political independence of the teaching profession. More >>

Upper Hutt schools latest to unite against govt plan

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 4:45 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The opposition of all primary principals and Boards of Trustees from Upper Hutt to the government’s $359m Investing in Educational Success policy reflects the growing resistance to the controversial scheme. More >>

Selective use of data in ERO report

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 1:43 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Parents and schools should treat ERO’s use of data in its latest report on raising achievement in primary schools with caution because ideology is starting to trump evidence, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Big pay gap for low paid education workers

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 5:16 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI says it is extremely frustrating that big gender pay gaps remain in the education sector six years after an investigation highlighted the issue. More >>

Thumbs down from school leaders for Govt education plan

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 4:48 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary school leaders today overwhelmingly expressed a lack of confidence in the Government’s $359m Investing in Educational Success policy at a forum in Wellington today. More >>

GERM agenda sucks money out of public education

Friday, 16 May 2014, 4:35 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Figures in yesterday’s Budget show that millions of dollars are being skimmed out of public schools to pay for the government’s ideological experiments with the Global Education Reform Movement . More >>

Poll: voters unimpressed with govt education performance

Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:29 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A new poll shows that voters are unimpressed with the government’s handling of education so far, highlighting the importance of getting the 2014 Budget right next week. More >>

Donation ruling exposes the need for greater funding

Friday, 2 May 2014, 1:36 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa supports the Ombudsman’s ruling that a public education must be free. More >>

Teachers' strong opposition to Teachers Council revamp

Friday, 2 May 2014, 1:35 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Teachers have expressed strong opposition to the government’s plans to change the Teachers Council, because of concerns it will undermine quality teaching for New Zealand children. More >>

Novopay a clear winner in this year’s Roger Awards

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:27 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Talent2, the company that bought us Novopay, is a deserving winner of the People’s Choice Award in the 2013 Roger Awards for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand. More >>

Living Wage for Learning events to call for a fair go

Friday, 28 March 2014, 4:03 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Community events in Auckland and Wellington tomorrow will call for a Living Wage and a halt to the growing inequity in our schools and society. More >>

Low decile schools need more support from government

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 3:23 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Principals and teachers at low decile schools need more support from the government to ensure that all children get equitable access to education. More >>

Support staff to hold paid union meetings over a Living Wage

Friday, 21 March 2014, 3:32 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

School support staff will be attending paid union meetings in schools all around New Zealand over the next fortnight to discuss the Education Ministry’s latest offer around career pathways and pay, and to determine their action. More >>

Teachers to vote on engagement with education proposals

Friday, 21 March 2014, 3:31 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers will soon vote on a set of principles to determine whether their representatives will continue to be involved in the working group for the Government’s $359 million plan to fund highly paid new roles for some principals and teachers. More >>

Govt strikes another unfair blow to vulnerable families

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 4:49 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Many New Zealand workers and their families are again under attack from the government as the Employment Relations Amendment Bill looks set to pass its second reading in Parliament today. More >>

Teachers seek transparency over government education agenda

Monday, 17 March 2014, 3:41 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on the government to either confirm or deny radical plans over school funding. More >>

Teachers to lose their voice under new legislation

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:16 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Government legislation which will remove the right of teachers to directly elect their own professional body and devalues the teaching profession will be opposed by teachers, says NZEI Te Riu Roa. More >>

Promotion of quality ECE needs right policies and funding

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 3:18 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Minister of Education's focus on promoting quality early childhood education in a new project aimed at parents, but says the Government must commit to the right policies and funding if all parents and youngsters are actually ... More >>

Paid Parental Leave is an affordable investment

Friday, 28 February 2014, 12:58 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The best present the Government could give babies and young children on Children’s Day this Sunday would be to reverse its opposition to the extension of paid parental leave to 26 weeks, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>



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