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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 >>

Primary and intermediate principals to vote on new offer

Friday, 9 August 2019, 3:02 pm | NZEI

A last minute collective agreement offer has been received by primary and intermediate school principals today, ahead of planned paid union meetings next week. More >>

National day of support for principals

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:39 pm | NZEI

Primary and intermediate school staff and wider school communities around the country will show they stand with principals in a national day of support tomorrow. More >>

Learning support must be based on needs of children

Friday, 2 August 2019, 2:53 pm | NZEI

The allocation of 623 Learning Support Coordinators to around 1000 schools announced today is based on the Ministry of Education's needs, not children's needs, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Kindergarten teachers accept new collective agreement

Friday, 26 July 2019, 10:38 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa's kindergarten teacher members have overwhelmingly voted to accept a settlement of their collective agreement that retains pay parity with their primary and secondary colleagues. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa to take legal action over delays in payments

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:34 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa will take legal action over the lengthy delay in implementing pay increases for teachers. Novopay announced yesterday that teachers would have to wait until 11 September to see pay increases that they won when they settled their collective ... More >>