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TPPA threatens free education

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 11:51 am | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary education staff are calling on the government not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) this week. More >>

Three years study is an investment in hope

Monday, 1 February 2016, 10:29 am | Tertiary Education Union

The Labour Party’s ‘three years free’ policy gives people from all walks of life opportunity to learn, says TEU president Sandra Grey. More >>

NZ and world academics stand with Turkish scholars

Friday, 22 January 2016, 1:30 pm | Tertiary Education Union

A coalition of twenty tertiary education networks and associations from around the world are expressing grave concern over recent reports a thousand Turkish academics are under investigation. More >>

Bay of Plenty merger bemusing

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 2:07 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People working at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology are astonished that their institutions will merge despite overwhelming opposition. More >>

Large CEO pay rises harming tertiary education

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:34 am | Tertiary Education Union

Substantial pay rises for chief executives and vice-chancellors at New Zealand’s polytechnics and universities reveal growing inequality. More >>

Rubbish-bin for Unitec redundancy offers

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Letters to people working at Unitec outlining how much money they would get if they take voluntary redundancy will go in the trash this Friday. More >>

Tertiary education cuts are the important stat

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:11 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Cherry picking statistics from the latest OECD education survey doesn’t hide significant cuts in education spending says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

Academic freedom threats more widespread than police data

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:09 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The case of the police withholding data from Dr Gilbert is a breach of academic freedom but not an isolated one, says TEU national president Dr Sandra Grey. More >>

Govt cannot dismiss scientists

Monday, 23 November 2015, 1:50 pm | Tertiary Education Union

When the government dismisses scientific and academic evidence it endangers the whole country, says TEU national president Dr Sandra Grey. More >>

New pay offer ends AUT dispute

Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:22 am | Tertiary Education Union

TEU members at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have ended their strike action where they temporarily withheld assessment grades for entry into the university’s database. More >>

WITT restructuring plan breaches good faith

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 1:57 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki (WITT) is not acting in good faith and is breaching the law over its decisions to close courses, says TEU. More >>

AUT strike over salary offer

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:53 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) are on strike this week to achieve an improved salary offer from the university. More >>

Unitec staff hold Black Friday rally to protest cuts

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 11:20 am | Tertiary Education Union

Unitec staff will rally tomorrow morning to oppose their polytechnic’s plan to cut hundreds of jobs and privatise student support. More >>

Canterbury merger must put regional students first

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 2:04 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The tertiary education minister’s decision today to merge Aoraki and CPIT looks like a rushed takeover, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

TEU honours courage of Jane Kelsey and Huirangi Waikerepuru

Sunday, 8 November 2015, 10:38 am | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union will honour Professor Jane Kelsey and Dr Huirangi Waikerepuru with awards of excellence at its annual conference tomorrow evening. More >>

Unitec privatises 55 student support jobs

Friday, 6 November 2015, 1:39 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Unitec’s plan to take jobs from 55 people who support students, and hand them to a private call centre is a travesty says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

Minister needs to act faster on Aoraki merger

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 12:51 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Staff at Aoraki and CPIT have been waiting for weeks to know if the tertiary education minister will merge their two institutions into a single new Canterbury polytechnic. More >>

Steven Joyce is breaching his own law

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:53 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Less than a year ago Steven Joyce passed a new education law requiring that he, as minister of tertiary education, reflect the fact when appointing people to councils of tertiary education institutions, that approximately half New Zealand's population ... More >>

Time to restore staff, student voice to polytechnic councils

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 2:29 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Restoring staff and student democracy to university, wānanga and polytechnic councils is a simple task for parliament, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

Democracy restored to Victoria University Council

Monday, 24 August 2015, 4:21 pm | Tertiary Education Union

A strong campaign by staff and students has won back democratically elected seats on Victoria University’s governing council. More >>

 

 

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