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TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 40

Thursday, 27 October 2011, 12:12 pm | Association of University Staff

TEU Dunedin team volunteer for MMP TEU organiser Shaun Scott has been working with many TEU Dunedin members in their spare time to put up billboards and placards supporting MMP. "Tertiary education people are a diverse bunch, and we understand the need ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 12:26 pm | Association of University Staff

Competent learners happy with competent teachers Twenty-year-olds are largely happy with their tertiary teachers and education according to one of New Zealand's most comprehensive investigations into our education system. For nearly two decades the ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 34

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 2:42 pm | Association of University Staff

Massey staff asked to donate to university Massey University has sent its staff a glossy magazine encouraging them to set up regular donations back to the university. The direct-from-salary donations will all go to the Massey University Foundation ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 33

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 2:33 pm | Association of University Staff

Thousands of tertiary staff may not yet be enrolled to vote TEU national president Sandra Grey is concerned that thousands of TEU members may not get to have their say on important tertiary education issues at this year's election because they are ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 31

Thursday, 25 August 2011, 10:10 am | Association of University Staff

AUT undertakes twenty reviews in four years In the last year, AUT has conducted seven separate staffing reviews. While three of these reviews reorganised the university's management structure and did not result in redundancies, the other four identified ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 29

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 11:02 am | Association of University Staff

Student membership bill will cost staff Tertiary education staff understand the ideology on both sides of the debate about voluntary student membership, says TEU president Sandra Grey, but with legislation on the issue now imminent it's time politicians ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 28

Thursday, 4 August 2011, 10:54 am | Association of University Staff

Staff and students rally to stop closure at Vic Staff and students at Victoria University are rallying today to protest plans to close down the university’s Crime and Justice Research Centre, and to disestablish two lecturer positions in the Political Science ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 12:06 pm | Association of University Staff

Christchurch Polytechnic wants longer days for teachers CPIT is seeking to make its staff teach more hours on more days across the year and give up weeks of leave. Tertiary Education Union (TEU) advocate Kris Smith says it is simply not fair for ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 26

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 11:50 am | Association of University Staff

TEU challenges change proposals at Victoria Victoria University of Wellington is currently undertaking five separate change proposals affecting academic staff. Two of these are located in the Faculty of Education, where management claim there is ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 25

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 1:24 pm | Association of University Staff

Surpluses at public institutions raise questions about priorities Ministry of Education statistics show the average surplus as a percentage of revenue at public tertiary education providers climbing dramatically from 1.9 percent in 2006 to 5.2 percent ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 24

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 4:25 pm | Association of University Staff

Universities need to face up to aging workforce TEU National President Sandra Grey believes that Universities NZ should take a greater leadership role in addressing the ageing workforce problem it has identified. Universities NZ has rightly identified ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 23

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 1:48 pm | Association of University Staff

$500,000 increase in legal fees and consultants The five polytechnics that have, until last week, refused to negotiate site-based collective agreements with their staff members have also so far refused official information requests to disclose ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 22

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 11:11 am | Association of University Staff

Judges tell polytechnics to get Ready2Go The Court of Appeal ruled yesterday that five polytechnics must bargain site-based collective agreements with their staff members who are union members. The five polytechnics – NorthTec, Unitec, Wintec, ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 21

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 11:59 am | Association of University Staff

WITT-less polytechnic gang face growing opposition A petition calling on the chief executives of Whitireia, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, NorthTec, Unitec and Wintec to start negotiating with their staff is drawing a steady stream of signatures since ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 20

Thursday, 9 June 2011, 11:00 am | Association of University Staff

Prime Minister proposes anti-union laws if re-elected Prime Minister John Key said yesterday that, if re-elected, a National-led Government would introduce further changes to employment law. National Radio reported that the Prime Minister was reluctant ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 19

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 11:57 am | Association of University Staff

Unitec cuts pay for academics, but not management Unitec's annual report shows that the total amount it paid its academic staff last year fell $160,000 from the previous year. However, in the same period salaries and short-term employee benefits for key ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 17

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 10:47 am | Association of University Staff

Court rules again: it's time for bargaining to begin TEU has won another significant legal decision against the five polytechnic employers who are refusing to negotiate site based collective agreements. Last month a full bench of the Employment Court ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 16

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 1:03 pm | Association of University Staff

Wintec councillors award pay-rises, staff next hopefully Wintec's ministerially appointed council has awarded pay rises to itself of between 17 and 131 percent, but management has only offered Wintec staff a $700 lump sum payment in the last ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 16

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 1:03 pm | Association of University Staff

Wintec councillors award pay-rises, staff next hopefully Wintec's ministerially appointed council has awarded pay rises to itself of between 17 and 131 percent, but management has only offered Wintec staff a $700 lump sum payment in the last ... More >>

TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 15

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 12:17 pm | Association of University Staff

TEU saves Waikato arts jobs A change proposal at Waikato’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences that was initially forecasting 17 or 18 redundancies has now been called off with nearly all staff keeping their jobs. After consultation, submissions ... More >>

   

 

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