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Package to ease teacher shortage is just the start

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:10 am | NZEI

Educators have welcomed the government’s $9.5 million package to address the teacher shortage but say much more needs to be done to attract and keep teachers in the profession. More >>

Children the winners as National Standards are dumped

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:05 pm | NZEI

Primary principals and teachers say children are the real winners now that National Standards have been officially dumped. More >>

Principals forced to slash teacher aide hours

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 8:03 am | NZEI

An NZEI Te Riu Roa survey of 622 primary and intermediate school principals has found that 44% plan to cut teacher aide hours to meet budget in 2018, while 14% expect to be short of teachers and another 20% are not sure whether they will fill all roles. More >>

NZEI Welcomes Reports On Teacher Training

Friday, 8 December 2017, 11:12 am | NZEI

All beginning teachers should get the right support to be the best teacher that they can be, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Reading results show damage caused by National Standards

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 9:47 am | NZEI

New Zealand students dropped noticeably in their reading ability following the introduction of National Standards, according to results in an international report released today. More >>

More beginning teachers will benefit Auckland children

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 5:30 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Children and schools will benefit from the extension of a beginning teacher scheme in Auckland next year. More >>

ERO Report Shows Value of Time to Lead, Teach And Learn

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:14 am | NZEI

A new ERO report has shown how much more students can achieve when teachers are freed to teach and are given professional development to enhance their skills. More >>

Leading Māori educators at Symposium

Monday, 27 November 2017, 10:18 am | NZEI

A groundbreaking symposium today brings to the Wellington stage the unique, innovative, creative and exciting things happening in indigenous education in Aotearoa. More >>

Educators join call to free NZ children of poverty

Friday, 24 November 2017, 8:44 am | NZEI

Educators are calling for urgent cross-party talks to finally rid New Zealand of poverty among our children, saying the impact of deprivation on education is robbing generations of children of their potential. More >>

Educators ask for funding to settle pay equity claims

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 2:18 pm | NZEI

Educators working in schools and early childhood services are welcoming the new Government's commitment to ending the gender pay gap for women and are asking that Budget 2018 includes money to speedily settle their pay equity claims. More >>

ECE teachers welcome increase to paid parental leave

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:54 am | NZEI

Early childhood educators believe the increase in paid parental leave will be great for babies and their parents, and say the next step must be to improve the quality of early childhood education. More >>

Parents set to get better information on children's learning

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 5:15 pm | NZEI

Parents will have better information about their children's learning following Government assurances today that schools will be required to report on the full curriculum - not just children's results in the three National Standards subjects, says NZEI Te ... More >>

Restraint case highlights pressure on schools

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 1:16 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling for training and support for teachers who have to deal with increasingly violent situations and better funding for children with challenging behaviour. More >>

A new era signalled for education

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 5:21 pm | NZEI

Today’s Speech from the Throne could herald a new era, in which children’s health, welfare and education are truly valued, says NZEI Te Riu Roa. NZEI President Lynda Stuart said it was a pleasure to hear the new government’s clear focus on doing ... More >>

Teachers and principals denied the time to teach and lead

Monday, 6 November 2017, 12:04 pm | NZEI

New national educational surveys confirm NZEI Te Riu Roa’s claims that teachers and principals are being denied the time to teach and lead, and that children’s education is suffering as a result. More >>

Scrapping of Pay Equity Bill is great news for educators

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:28 am | NZEI

Low-paid workers in the education sector will be elated about today’s announcement that the former National Government's Pay Equity Bill has been scrapped, says NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart. More >>

New Education Minister Welcomed with Briefing from Educators

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:23 pm | NZEI

The announcement today of Chris Hipkins as the new Education Minister and Tracey Martin, Kelvin Davis and Jenny Salesa as Associate Education Ministers is great news for children and educators. More >>

NZEI welcomes Govt support for children with extra needs

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 5:16 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the education policies outlined today in the agreements between Labour and New Zealand First and the Greens. More >>

Educators call on new government to take action

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 7:18 pm | NZEI

Teachers and educators have huge hope that the new Labour led Government will herald the rebuilding of New Zealand’s public education system and restore our children’s birthright to a free, world-class education. More >>

Teachers Commit to Action to Free Teachers to Teach

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:42 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers and principals have committed to taking action next year in order to give every child more teacher time, and attract more people to teaching. More >>

 

 

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