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Education Act changes give corporate welfare to the wealthy

Friday, 23 September 2016, 3:20 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Funding private companies the same as public universities and polytechnics is neither equitable nor wise, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

University staff vote on strike action

Monday, 5 September 2016, 3:26 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Auckland are being asked to decide whether to take strike action, after three months of negotiations have failed to see the employer table a pay offer. More >>

Tertiary Update: Otago's humanities core to its reputation

Monday, 22 August 2016, 2:03 pm | Tertiary Education Union

World class universities like Otago need strong, diverse humanities departments to preserve their reputation, says TEU branch president Tree La Rooy. More >>

Unitec shuts the door on North Shore campus

Monday, 15 August 2016, 3:37 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Unitec plans to close its northern campus at Albany before the end of the year. Tertiary education minister Steven Joyce opened the campus only five years ago calling it "a crucial part in the next stage of the country's economic growth". More >>

School kids will miss out under bulk funding

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 2:58 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The government’s global funding plans for primary and secondary schools could force class sizes to rise, says TEU national secretary Sharn Riggs. More >>

Stressed tertiary education staff struggling with work

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:21 am | Tertiary Education Union

People working in universities, polytechnics and wānanga are stressed about their future, according to a new survey by the Tertiary Education Union. More >>

UCOL cuts student support

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:18 am | Tertiary Education Union

Students will miss out because UCOL yesterday informed dozens of student support staff that they will be made redundant over the next one to two months. More >>

Student loans are contributing to growing inequality

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 12:58 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Statistics New Zealand released data today showing that the top ten percent of households now own over half of the country’s total wealth. More >>

People in casual jobs need govt to save their holiday pay

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:33 am | Tertiary Education Union

It is likely that thousands of people working in universities, polytechnics and wānanga have had holiday pay taken from them, says TEU national secretary Sharn Riggs. More >>

Waikato rally aims to end cuts

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:49 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People who work and study at the University of Waikato are rallying in black tomorrow afternoon to prevent cuts to their courses and jobs. More >>

More students but less money

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:28 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The overall cut to tertiary education in this year’s budget will cause real harm to students, their families, and communities. More >>

Palmerston North librarians gather to support UCOL colleague

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:01 pm | Tertiary Education Union

At 5pm today at the UCOL Library, representatives of library staff from the City Library, Massey, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, and local schools will meet in a show of support for UCOL Library staff whose jobs are threatened. More >>

UCOL cutting the staff who lifted student results

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:47 am | Tertiary Education Union

UCOL needs to halt its proposed cuts to student support services now that it knows those services are improving student outcomes. More >>

Govt cuts money to crucial family service

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:40 am | Tertiary Education Union

The government plans to cut funding to the highly regarded and successful programme Parents as First Teachers. More >>

Rally to save UCOL student support staff

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1:05 pm | Tertiary Education Union

UCOL's threatened library and student health staff will be rallying on Thursdaylunchtime to save their jobs. More >>

UCOL plans to sack librarians and student helpers

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 2:29 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People working at UCOL’s Palmerston North campus are shocked by the scale of proposed staffing cuts that would see up to 43 jobs go. More >>

Vic University plans to privatise foundation studies

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 1:43 pm | Tertiary Education Union

There is no evidence that privatising Victoria University's foundation studies programme will bring more international students to Wellington, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

Māori students lose study support to whitestreaming

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 9:57 am | Tertiary Education Union

A report into whitestreaming reveals that every university in New Zealand, most polytechnics and even one wānanga have cut jobs that support Māori students. More >>

Tertiary Update

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 11:52 am | Tertiary Education Union

Political parties across the spectrum are celebrating changes to employment law that will end zero-hour agreements. More >>

Don't sell costly degrees, fix low incomes

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 2:22 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Remove money from the equation - education should be about learning not earning says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

 

 

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