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Lincoln to become only university without a bookshop

Friday, 15 December 2017, 4:37 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Lincoln VC ignores community to become NZ’z only university without a bookshop The Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University has announced he will close the bookshop on campus, leaving students without a place to buy text books at their place of study. More >>

Thank You - Together, We Achieved So Much in 2017!

Friday, 15 December 2017, 12:27 pm | Tertiary Education Union

It was because we stood together that we stopped the last National Government passing legislation to further privatise tertiary education, started a national debate about the declining conditions of work in tertiary education and helped create the conditions ... More >>

Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid Living Wage

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:02 am | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today that the State Services Commission (SSC) should take steps to reduce the imbalance in pay between Vice-Chancellors and Chief Executives and other staff of tertiary education institutions (TEIs). More >>

Why staff and practitioners must be listened to

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:44 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Today’s Education Review Office (ERO) report showing a 'widespread' lack of confidence in teacher graduates' preparedness for the classroom is a reminder to government and institution bosses that tertiary education staff must be listened to when training ... More >>

Fees-free tertiary education great news for all Kiwis

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 1:03 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Every New Zealander will benefit from making learning more accessible, the Tertiary Education Union said today in response to the government’s announcement that Kiwis who have recently left school, or who have done less than half a fulltime year of ... More >>

Unions win fairer return on work for Auck Uni’s lowest paid

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 5:19 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Some of the lowest paid people at the University of Auckland can now look forward to a fairer return on their work from next year, thanks to Tertiary Education Union members (TEU) who have negotiated collectively for a significant boost in pay for ... More >>

Empower locals to decide the future of WITT

Friday, 24 November 2017, 5:02 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Empower locals to decide the future of WITT Staff, students and the local community should decide the future of Western Institute of Technology Taranaki (WITT), not an external advisor who has less experience of what it is like to work and study ... More >>

Closing courses would turn off tap of Kiwi talent

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:18 am | Tertiary Education Union

Plans announced by University of Otago management this week to shut down New Zealand’s only comprehensive bachelors to doctorate degree qualification in clothing and textiles science would severely undermine a valuable sector that draws world class talent ... More >>

Decision to scrap pay equity bill a positive step

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 7:21 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The new government has moved quickly to scrap National’s flawed Equal Pay and Pay Equity Bill, a decision that was welcomed by the Tertiary Education Union as a positive step towards making sure women are paid fairly for the work they do. More >>

NorthTec cuts can be avoided with new Minister’s support

Friday, 27 October 2017, 5:00 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary Education Union - Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa Plans announced today for massive job cuts at NorthTec are symptomatic of National’s misguided approach to funding tertiary education and can be avoided with the support of the new government, ... More >>

New Minister must reform tertiary education for all Kiwis

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 1:35 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Rebuilding the tertiary education sector into one that benefits us all is an urgent priority for the new government, and to support the new Education Minister, Chris Hipkins, deliver the change we need, the Tertiary Education Union has today published ... More >>

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 >>



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