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NZEI and PPTA to ballot members on joint strike action

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:24 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) will both ballot members next week on whether to take joint strike action on 29 May. More >>

Investment in training welcomed, underlying issues remain

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 2:00 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Government's announcement this morning that it is investing more into teacher training, but warns that the teacher shortage will only be addressed in the long-term by making teaching a sustainable and attractive profession. More >>

Primary teachers and principals reject latest offers

Monday, 8 April 2019, 11:40 am | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly rejected the latest offers from the Ministry of Education to settle their collective agreements. More >>

Primary teachers and principals to vote on new offers

Sunday, 31 March 2019, 12:18 pm | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals begin online voting tomorrow (1 April) on whether to accept the latest offers from the Ministry of Education. More >>

Urgent funding needed to lift education workers' wage

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 10:24 am | NZEI

The rise in the minimum wage on 1 April will see a 7.3% increase for some education workers - but with no funding to pay the new rates. More >>

Paid union meetings to be replaced by online ballots

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:00 am | NZEI

Primary teachers and principals will now vote in online ballots about whether to accept the Ministry's latest collective agreement offers, following the cancellation of this week's paid union meetings. More >>

Nation-wide teacher meetings postponed as mark of respect

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 2:19 pm | NZEI

Nation-wide teacher meetings postponed as mark of respect for children, men and women killed in terrorist attacks 17 March 2019 More >>

NZEI supports student action over climate change

Monday, 11 March 2019, 10:15 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa supports young people who are planning to strike for climate justice this Friday. More >>

Primary teachers and principals to consider new offers

Friday, 8 March 2019, 2:46 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa will take new offers from the Ministry of Education to primary principals and teachers at paid union meetings in the week of 18 March, following the conclusion of mediated negotiations yesterday. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa urges Government to implement CGT

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 1:30 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes today's recommendation from the Tax Working Group for a capital gains tax and urges the Government to have the bravery to implement it. More >>

NZEI welcomes plans for in-home early childhood education

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 11:26 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Government's plans to require early childhood qualifications for in-home educators. More >>

Stress and long hours for school leaders at all-time high

Monday, 18 February 2019, 11:07 am | NZEI

More than a quarter of primary school principals and leaders are working more than 61 hours per week. And the teacher shortage, which is impacting on class sizes and students' education, is the fastest growing source of stress for school leaders (a ... More >>

A chance to improve early childhood education training

Friday, 15 February 2019, 9:05 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The Minister of Education’s bold proposal for reform in the polytechnic sector announced on Wednesday could have a positive impact on those early childhood teachers who access their training through polytechnics by reducing unnecessary competition ... More >>

Quitting teachers explain why they are leaving

Monday, 28 January 2019, 8:54 am | NZEI

Surveys* of teachers and principals who quit the profession last year show they left mainly due to a lack of work/life balance and burnout from high workload. The survey respondents included 169 primary and 201 secondary teachers and principals. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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