New Zealand Educational Institute - Latest News [Page 1]

Building capability in teachers' Te Reo welcomed

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:35 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the roll-out of Te Ahu o te Reo Māori, a $12.2 million pilot programme to support teachers and support staff use te reo Māori. More >>

NZEI urges government to properly resource any school reform

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:39 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa has urged the government to ensure any reforms to schooling that come out of the Tomorrow's Schools review are properly resourced. More >>

Teachers and principals return to negotiations next week

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:07 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education have agreed to return to negotiations for the primary teachers' and primary principals' collective agreements next week. More >>

Leadership needed on ECE teacher shortage

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa President, Lynda Stuart, is seeking urgent action on the ECE workforce following a statement from Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand today. More >>

MOE employees supporting kids with learning needs to strike

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Learning Support Service Managers, the Education Ministry staff responsible for the allocation and management of support services for children with additional learning needs, are set to take strike action from Monday [21 January] after a bid to gain ... More >>

Minimum wage boost for low-paid education workers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Today's announcement of a $1.20 per hour increase to the minimum wage next April will be welcomed by thousands of low-paid education workers as the first step towards a Living Wage. More >>

Poverty still affecting children's education

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Poverty in this country is still one of the primary reasons that children are not thriving in schools and centres. More >>

Survey finds new teachers disillusioned and overworked

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:12 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

A survey of primary and ECE teachers in the first few years of their career has found that 17 per cent expect to leave the profession within five years of graduating. More >>

NZEI welcomes Green Party pay equity policy

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 11:57 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

The Green Party pay equity policy released today sets a line in the sand for other parties to show their political commitment to giving women pay justice. More >>

Show us the evidence - teachers demand cabinet paper

Monday, 28 August 2017, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

28 August 2017 - NZEI Te Riu Roa is demanding the Government immediately release its cabinet paper on "National Standards Plus" amid serious concerns about the impact it will have on children's learning, and their enjoyment at school. More >>

School Support Staff vote to launch pay equity negotiations

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

22 August 2017 - School support staff have voted to ratify a new Collective Agreement, triggering the beginning of teacher aide pay equity negotiations between NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education. More >>

Long-term teacher supply issues remain

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

New government measures to increase teacher supply have addressed some concerns in the sector, but housing, transport and income solutions are essential for long-term results. More >>

New education targets a disaster for children

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

New "Better Public Performance" targets for achievement in mathematics and writing are a disaster for children that will put more pressure on them and their teachers, and further stifle quality public education, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

MPs to "step into the shoes" of teacher aides

Friday, 28 April 2017, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

As schools launch into term two on Monday [May 1], Members of Parliament are heading back to school to experience the work of teacher aides and other school support staff. More >>

Too many risks in rushing decile replacement

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:22 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Members are very concerned that decisions around a major review of the school decile funding system are being rushed through before there is evidence that the new model will improve children's education. More >>

Progress over commitment to resolve pay equity for educators

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:39 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa today welcomed the Ministry of Education commitment to progressing a pay equity claim for education support workers. More >>

Funding freeze may force student suspensions

Friday, 31 March 2017, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

The government’s inadequate school funding and a staffing cap on specialist Ministry of Education staff has forced desperate Northland principals to threaten to suspend disruptive students, says NZEI Te Riu Roa. More >>

MPs asked to Have a Heart

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Hundreds of heartfelt messages from children all over New Zealand will be delivered to Parliament on Thursday, as MPs are asked to sign a pledge to restore quality and funding to Early Childhood Education. More >>

Vetting charges will put more pressure on schools

Monday, 20 March 2017, 12:41 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

New police vetting charges for schools will end up costing children as the Government's funding freeze forces schools to dip into curriculum or staffing to meet any extra costs, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Alternative facts harming kids' education

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 11:42 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Teachers from primary and secondary schools are calling out the Education Minister for massively overstating school funding increases and playing Trump-style politics with children's education. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL