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Labour’s Tertiary Education Promise Gives People a Choice

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 1:47 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Labour’s promise to give everyone one year full-time study free means voters have a real choice this election about the future of public tertiary education, the Tertiary Education Union said today. More >>

100 Tertiary Education Stories National Needs to Hear

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 4:11 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary Education Union - Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa One Hundred Tertiary Education Stories That National Needs to Hear More >>

Future of Public Tertiary Education is on the Ballot Paper

Friday, 21 July 2017, 3:03 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Labour’s promise to ditch the National-led Government’s plans to change the law so that public funds can be diverted to for-profit education offers voters a real choice in this election about the future of public tertiary education, the Tertiary ... More >>

Cutting Nearly 200 Staff Puts Otago Uni’s Reputation at risk

Friday, 14 July 2017, 4:15 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Staff at the University of Otago are deeply concerned about the impact Vice-Chancellor Harlene Hayne’s plan to cut 182 full time equivalent jobs will have on students and the university’s ability to continue providing world class learning opportunities. More >>

MPs Must Not Rush Debate on Huge Change to Tertiary Funding

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 12:45 pm | Tertiary Education Union

MPs must not rush debate on a change of law that would give for-profit tertiary education companies equal funding to universities, polytechnics and wānanga, more than one-hundred students, academics, general staff and union representatives have ... More >>

Ministers Must Commit to Properly Funding Telford Takeover

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 10:16 am | Tertiary Education Union

Before signing-off on an agreement for Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre to take-over the Telford division of Lincoln University, Ministers must make sure a properly funded long-term plan is put in place to ensure continued provision of training opportunities ... More >>

Timaru Let Down by National’s Tertiary Education Approach

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:40 am | Tertiary Education Union

The decision to cut five courses at the Ara Institute of Canterbury is symptomatic of an approach to tertiary education that is failing local communities, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. More >>

Labour’s Immigration Policy Needs to Backed by Promise

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:34 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Labour’s Immigration Policy Needs to Backed by Promise to Fund Public Tertiary Institutions Properly Today the Labour Party announced a new immigration policy, including proposals to stop issuing student visas to people wanting to study certain ... More >>

Politicians at meeting to keep tertiary education public

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 1:27 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Today at 4.30pm in Old Government House, Princes Street, Auckland, politicians and candidates from Labour, the Greens and Māori Party will address a public meeting to discuss National’s plans to change the law to funnel public money into private ... More >>

Transfer of Funds From Public to Private Tertiary Education

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 8:17 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Today’s budget will cut funding to public tertiary education, handing millions of dollars of public funds to the private sector. More >>

Campaign to protect public tertiary education

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 2:38 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Staff, students and representatives of the local community will come together tomorrow at the Ara Institute of Canterbury to launch the TEU’s campaign to protect quality public tertiary education from a controversial law prioritising for-profit providers. More >>

Increase government support to stop students going hungry

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 2:36 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Students at Unitec are regularly going without food or other necessities because they cannot afford them, according to a survey of students by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA). More >>

Minister must review pressure to pass crisis

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 9:55 am | Tertiary Education Union

National’s approach to tertiary education is putting staff under immense pressure to pass students and must be the subject of a thorough sector-wide review before further changes are enshrined in law, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. More >>

National’s Failure to Keep Ara Pledge a Betrayal

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

National will be betraying a pledge to ensure quality tertiary education provision in Timaru unless it intervenes to save five primary training courses earmarked for closure at the Ara Institute of Canterbury, the TEU said today. More >>

‘Crisis of staff well-being’ has engulfed tertiary education

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 9:11 am | Tertiary Education Union

Staff at tertiary education institutions are experiencing higher levels of stress, unsustainable workloads and are feeling more alienated from their jobs compared to a decade ago and reforms introduced by the National government are to blame, the ... More >>

National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 5:44 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Putting 17 people at risk of losing their jobs and denying students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the arts and social sciences is far too high a price to pay for the government to continue its failing experiment in market-based approaches ... More >>

Report shows gamble with tertiary education would fail

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:48 am | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary education Minister Paul Goldsmith would be taking a reckless gamble with Kiwis’ futures if he adopts the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report [1] into the future of the sector, sending a clear signal ahead of the election ... More >>

Students join TEU in calling for fair pay at Auckland Uni

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 4:02 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Responding to Auckland University Students’ Association’s statement [1] in support of Thursday’s fair pay strike [2], John Egan, Academic co-president of the TEU at Auckland University, said: More >>

Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

Friday, 10 March 2017, 11:40 am | Tertiary Education Union

All staff at the University of Auckland should be given a fair and equitable increase in their pay, the TEU said today after announcing university staff would take strike action on 16 March [1] as part of a campaign to achieve an equitable outcome from ... More >>

Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action

Friday, 3 March 2017, 9:18 am | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union has joined with AUSA and other groups urging the vice-chancellor of Auckland University to step in and reverse a decision that allows a group promoting white supremacy to spread racist messages as part of orientation week. The TEU is ... More >>

 

 

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