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Job cuts further proof Minister must fix tertiary funding

Friday, 9 March 2018, 2:20 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Plans announced today by the management of Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology to cut jobs because the institution did not meet narrow funding metrics is further evidence that the current tertiary education funding model is broken and failing to meet the ... More >>

Toolkit launched to support gender equity in the workplace

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 9:20 am | Tertiary Education Union

Gender equity in the workplace moved a step closer today with the launch of a new toolkit to tackle the problems holding back so many wāhine in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Students, staff and leaders call for change

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:22 am | Tertiary Education Union

Students, staff, and institutional leaders represented at the Voices from Tertiary Education forum on 1 March 2018 at Manukau Institute of Technology, have called on the Minister for Education, Chris Hipkins, to develop a new funding model for vocational ... More >>

Work with us to change tertiary education to benefit of all

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 5:06 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Government plans announced today to build a truly inclusive, accessible and high quality public education system, overhauling the way future generations of Kiwis are taught, will require government, staff, students, iwi, and community groups working ... More >>

Return of staff to tertiary councils welcome, but not enough

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 4:17 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Return of staff to tertiary councils welcomed, but not enough Plans announced by the government today to restore the legal right of staff and students to have representative on Tertiary Education Institution councils will strengthen decision-making, ensuring ... More >>

Inspiration and mentor Pāpā Kū has died

Friday, 2 February 2018, 5:12 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Inspiration and mentor Pāpā Kū has died Members of Te Hautū Kahurangi (Tertiary Education Union) have paid tribute to Kukupa Tirikātene, affectionately known as Pāpā Kū, who died peacefully on January 28 at his Auckland home surrounded by ... More >>

Retire or resign offer prompts fears of cuts at NorthTec

Monday, 18 December 2017, 4:06 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Retire or resign offer prompts fears of further cuts at NorthTec NorthTec bosses have invited staff aged over 62 years to express an interest in quitting their jobs, raising fears that institution bosses are considering a further restructure by stealth, ... More >>

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 >>



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