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Statement On Government's Decision To Close Schools

Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:34 pm | NZEI

Please attribute the below to Liam Rutherford, President of NZEI Te Riu Roa: "The Government's decision to close schools and early learning centres is a strong, decisive and necessary move in the fight to flatten the curve of Covid-19. ”Schools and ... More >>

Urgent Action Is Needed To Fix Crisis In Early Childhood Education This Children's Day

Saturday, 29 February 2020, 12:59 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Ahead of tomorrow's Children's Day, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Liam Rutherford is urging the Government to take action to address the crisis in early childhood education. "We share the Government's aspiration for Aotearoa to be the best place in the ... More >>

School support staff vote to accept Living Wage payrise

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:05 am | NZEI

School support staff have voted to accept collective agreement offers from the Ministry of Education, with the Living Wage of $21.15 as the new minimum pay rate. More >>

NZEI calls for urgent implementation of ECE strategy

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 12:54 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling for urgency in implementing the Government's 10-year early learning action plan, He taonga te temaiti, released today. More >>

Karen O'Leary stars in new early childhood fair pay video

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 3:30 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has launched a new video campaign to get the public behind fixing the huge pay gap between qualified early childhood teachers and other teachers. The video features Karen O'Leary, early childhood teacher and star of Wellington Paranormal. More >>

Teacher aides welcome pay equity negotiations

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:23 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Teacher aides have welcomed the Ministry of Education's agreement to begin pay equity negotiations in the week of December 16th. More >>

School support staff to consider new collective agreement

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 11:07 am | NZEI

School support staff to consider new collective agreement offer next week 30 November 2019 School support staff who are members of NZEI Te Riu Roa will vote on a new collective agreement offer from the Ministry of Education next week that includes a new minimum ... More >>

Shift in National's education policy a positive move

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 11:14 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa says the National Party's education discussion document shows it has been listening to the sector, although there are still areas of concern for educators and students. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes direction of school system reforms

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:28 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the direction of the Tomorrow's Schools reforms announced today. More >>

School support staff to demand fair pay in week of action

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 5:10 pm | NZEI

School support staff start a week of action tomorrow (Monday 11 November) to express their frustration over the stalling of collective agreement and pay equity negotiations. More >>

School support staff begin union meetings over pay equity

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 9:47 am | NZEI

More than 10,000 school support staff around the country have begun two weeks of paid union meetings to discuss progress on pay equity, and next steps following the Ministry of Education's failure to present a collective agreement offer. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa launches bold campaign for fair pay in ECE

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 9:45 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has launched a bold new campaign to fix the pay gap in early childhood education (ECE) and empower the whole sector at its annual conference in Rotorua this morning. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa honours scholarship and award recipients

Monday, 30 September 2019, 3:44 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has honoured scholarship and award recipients as part of its annual conference in Rotorua. More >>

Equity Index welcome but needs greater funding

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 1:02 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Minister of Education's announcement of an Equity Index to replace school decile funding, and agrees with his statement that it "should be introduced with additional funding to help ensure success" for students facing ... More >>

Educators' pay equity claims in spotlight for Suffrage Day

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:08 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa members will be joining with others across the union movement by wearing black and white in support of pay equity on Suffrage Day tomorrow, and urging the Government to commit to a settlement for teacher aides this year. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes Aotearoa history announcement

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 1:13 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement this morning that the teaching of Aotearoa's history in schools will become compulsory in 2022. More >>

NZEI welcomes Government moves to address teacher shortages

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 5:04 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed new Government measures to help relieve the shortage of early childhood education teachers -- but says lifting pay for ECE teachers is the fundamental solution to the crisis facing the sector. More >>

Area school principals to vote on MoE offer

Friday, 30 August 2019, 12:04 pm | NZEI

Principals and tumuaki in area schools and wharekura who are jointly represented by NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA Te Wehengarua will vote on whether to ratify a settlement to their collective agreement over the coming days. More >>

Persistent gender pay gap - need for Govt to move faster

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 2:00 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Figures released by Stats NZ today show a persistent gender pay gap, highlighting the need for the Government to move faster on pay equity settlements. More >>

Primary and intermediate principals vote to accept new offer

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:33 am | NZEI

Primary and intermediate school principals have voted to accept a new settlement from the Ministry of Education, which includes entrenched pay parity with secondary principals. More >>



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