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Primary teachers and principals vote for full-day strike

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 9:37 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa principal and teacher members have both voted for full day strike action on August 15. More >>

Student projections show teacher shortage at disaster point

Monday, 30 July 2018, 2:34 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Ministry figures released to NZEI Te Riu Roa show that New Zealand will have an extra 40,000 primary school students by 2030, requiring up to 1815 additional teachers. More >>

National Party U-turn on class size, teacher pay

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 3:39 pm | NZEI

National Party U-turn on class size, teacher pay and increased ECE funding vindicates teachers’ battles for more investment in education 29 July 2018 More >>

School leaders report high levels of violence

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 4:20 pm | NZEI

26 July 2018 Senior primary school leaders are reporting high levels of violence in their schools, with 38% experiencing threats of violence in 2017, and 41% being subjected to actual physical violence. More >>

Educators to vote on moving to a full day strike

Monday, 23 July 2018, 8:55 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa teacher and principal members are to vote on whether to strike for a full day on August 15. More >>

Survey shows public support for pay equity

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 9:55 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Research into public attitudes shows strong support for ending the historic underpayment of teacher aides and early childhood educators, who are working towards pay equity settlements. More >>

Primary teachers and principals vote to strike

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 6:11 pm | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals vote to strike 3 July 2018 Frustrated primary teachers and principals have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a three-hour work stoppage on 15 August, and are now discussing whether to extend the strike to a full day. More >>

National Standards and charter schools under spotlight

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:13 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Teachers across the country are celebrating the scrapping of National Standards and are excited about the freedom to explore teaching practices and content that will genuinely meet every child's needs, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart told the ... More >>

Action needed over discrimination

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:19 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A survey of primary school leaders has found that a significant sample of Māori and Pasifika participants have experienced discrimination at work on the basis of their ethnicity. More >>

Teachers And Principals Head to Ballot

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:11 pm | NZEI

Due to the urgent need to attract and retain teachers, and ensure children have the education they need, NZEI Te Riu Roa’s National Executive have decided on the weekend that teachers and principals will vote at upcoming union meetings on whether to accept ... More >>

Teachers React to Ministry's Pay Offer

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:10 pm | NZEI

Teachers say the Ministry of Education's pay offer to primary school teachers falls short of what is needed. They have also expressed concern that the focus on improving pay for beginning teachers will not fix the growing teacher shortage. More >>

Staff cuts for teacher training indicate growing crisis

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:14 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Staff cuts at Auckland University because of dropping enrolments for initial teacher education (ITE) are another sign that bold measures are needed to turn around New Zealand’s growing teacher shortage. More >>

Education Budget a major disappointment for educators

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:38 pm | NZEI

Today’s Education Budget has left educators disappointed that issues of chronic underfunding have not been addressed. More >>

Extra funding for inclusive education welcomed

Sunday, 13 May 2018, 3:14 pm | NZEI

The Prime Minister's announcement of an extra $21.5m for early intervention in behaviour, learning, and speech and language support will change the lives of thousands of children aged under five. More >>

Education Budget 2018: Fixing the damage of the past

Friday, 11 May 2018, 10:59 am | NZEI

Education Budget 2018: Fixing the damage of the past, building the foundations for the future More >>

Need for funding of special needs role in schools

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 9:49 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A new survey shows that many of our most vulnerable children are missing out at school because there is not enough funding to give them the one-on-one support and resources they need to thrive and succeed. More >>

Educators join national movement for pay equity on May 5

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 1:06 pm | NZEI

Educators all over the country are joining a growing movement for action on pay equity and equality for women, with Fair's Fair Mana Taurite events on May 5. More >>

Pasifika educators pushing the boundaries

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:39 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Finding new horizons and pushing the boundaries will be central themes in a two-day Pasifika Fono for educators, which opens in Auckland this Thursday (19 April). More >>

Teachers and principals vote overwhelmingly for change

Friday, 13 April 2018, 9:10 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is going into its collective agreement negotiations soon with a strong mandate for change. More >>

Survey shows strong public support for big teacher pay rise

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:33 am | NZEI

New research shows strong public support for more Government spending on public education, including a significant pay rise for teachers and more support for children with additional learning needs. More >>

   

 

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