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Some jobs saved, but more needed for polytechnics

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 6:55 pm | Tertiary Education Union

TEU members at WelTec and Whitireia stood up to ensure quality and accessible education for communities across the Wellington region but are demanding better from their Chief Executive, management, their Commissioner, and the government. More >>

Time to back strong vision with funding

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:46 am | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary education staff and students engaged energetically in the government’s education conversation and their hopes and dreams are imprinted in the Draft Tertiary Education Strategy released today . More >>

Over 130 academic staff taking strike action at Wintec

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 7:34 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The message from striking Wintec workers is simple – it’s time for a fair return on our work. More >>

Opportunity to fix the gender pay gap in tertiary sector

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 4:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The time to act around the gender pay imbalance is now. The development of a new tertiary education strategy and the reform of vocational education are perfect opportunities for the government and tertiary education leaders to take action, says the Tertiary ... More >>

Major tertiary education forum bring expertise together

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 8:55 am | Tertiary Education Union

Major changes are afoot in the tertiary education sector so the timing of the 2019 Voices of the Sector Forum could not be better. More >>

Māori-Crown tertiary education advisory group positive step

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 8:26 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Māori-Crown tertiary education advisory group a positive step forward in reform The TEU and its national rūnanga, Te Toi Ahurangi, welcome the announcement Māori will be included from the outset, as key partners in the next stages of the Reform ... More >>

Pulling together the only way for students and the country

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 1:28 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The announcement today that the government will proceed with unifying the vocational education and training sector will only succeed if the promise to recognise academic, general, and allied staff as sector experts and leaders is implemented fully. More >>

Proposal for cuts at Whitireia and WelTec must be withdrawn

Monday, 29 July 2019, 4:58 pm | Tertiary Education Union

With the Labour-led government about to imminently announce a major vocational education reform package it is alarming to see the educational opportunities of four communities under threat. More >>

Wintec Academic Staff want a fair return on their hard work

Monday, 15 July 2019, 5:16 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Academic staff who are members of the Tertiary Education Union at Wintec have unanimously voted to take strike action starting today. They will not be completing online attendance registers at any campus for the next four weeks. More >>

Time for Reti to work constructively around reforms

Friday, 21 June 2019, 6:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

TEU Media Release. 21 June 2019 Time for Reti to work constructively around vocational education reforms More >>

Putting learning at the heart of vocational education

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 5:21 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Together we’ve fought hard to ensure all New Zealanders have access to quality public tertiary education that transforms lives. But this can only happen if polytechnics have a strong future. Once again we need to step up and remind politicians to put ... More >>

Wellbeing aspirations require well-funded tertiary education

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 4:34 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union congratulates Professor Dawn Freshwater on her appointment as the next vice-chancellor of the University of Auckland. The chancellor of the university announced the appointment today. Freshwater, a Professor in Mental Health, ... More >>

Aspirations require a well-funded tertiary education sector

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 4:45 pm | Tertiary Education Union

New budget spending of $3.8 billion to improve the lives of working people and their families - the largest new spending in over a decade – is welcomed by the New Zealand Tertiary Education Union. But the aspirations are reliant on a strong tertiary education ... More >>

Reform of vocational education needs cross-benches support

Monday, 27 May 2019, 4:31 pm | Tertiary Education Union

In late June the Government is expected to release its plans for polytechnics and industry training providers, a review which will only work if it has cross-party support says the Tertiary Education Union Te Hautu Kahurangi. More >>

Ghost Writing Unacceptable say TEU

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:49 am | Tertiary Education Union

‘Cheating by university students paying ‘ghostwriters’ to write essays for them is totally unacceptable and requires a nationally co-ordinated response’, says the New Zealand Tertiary Education Union. More >>

Money for Reform Vocational Education

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 3:27 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi welcomes the pre-budget announcement of $197 million for the reform of vocational education saying it’s a step in the right direction. More >>

TEU to honour Grey and Soal with Life Membership Awards

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:17 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) will honour Dr Sandra Grey and former Aoraki Branch President Carol Soal Life Membership Awards at its annual conference on Monday evening. More >>

It’s time for PBRF to go

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 11:41 am | Tertiary Education Union

As results of the fourth Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) Quality Evaluation round are released, the Tertiary Education Union is repeating its call for PBRF to be scrapped. National President, Michael Gilchrist, says the major review of the ... More >>

Cutting the frontline harms students

Friday, 26 April 2019, 3:22 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Restructuring at the University of Waikato will affect more than the 50 people whose jobs are under a cloud says the Tertiary Education Union. More >>

Expertise and resources the key to education reform

Monday, 8 April 2019, 4:44 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Ensuring students get access to expert teachers and industry practitioners is the focus of the Tertiary Education Union’s submission on the Reform of Vocational Education made public today. But the best laid plans for the future will not succeed ... More >>

 

 

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