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NZEI Te Riu Roa - Latest News [Page 2]

Area School Teachers Vote To Accept New Collective Agreement

Sunday, 20 August 2023, 8:23 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Area school teachers have voted to accept the latest Ministry of Education collective agreement offer. The offer followed prolonged campaigning by area school teacher members, including participation in the largest education strike in New Zealand history ... More >>

Pay Equity Funding Decision Angers Early Childhood Teachers

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 10:01 am | NZEI

Early childhood teachers are angry and disappointed by news yesterday that the Government has delayed an in-principle decision to fund pay equity for ECE teachers. ECE kaiako are part of a large pay equity claim for all teachers across schooling and ECE that ... More >>

Specialist Learning Support Staff Accept Offer

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 2:12 pm | NZEI

Specialist learning support staff have voted to accept their latest offer from the Ministry of Education and have withdrawn their strike action. Specialist learning support staff cover a huge variety of educational specialists who work to support ... More >>

Principals Call On Ministry To Fund All Lump Sum Payments To Teachers

Monday, 24 July 2023, 8:44 am | NZEI

Primary school principals say some schools will face budget holes and some students may go without resources because the Ministry of Education has changed its initial advice about lump sum payments won by teachers in their latest collective agreement ... More >>

Specialist Learning Support Staff Vote For Ban On New Cases From Next Week

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 11:32 am | NZEI

Speech language therapists, psychologists, advisers on deaf children, behaviour specialists and other Ministry of Education specialist staff have voted in favour of industrial action in a secret ballot earlier this week. NZEI Te Riu Roa members ... More >>

Primary Principals Accept Latest Offer From Ministry Of Education

Thursday, 29 June 2023, 3:34 pm | NZEI

Primary principals have voted to accept the latest Ministry of Education offer on their collective agreement. This was the third offer put to principals and follows a long campaign which saw them take part in the largest education strike in this ... More >>

Early Childhood Sector Fair Pay Agreement Process Gets Go Ahead

Monday, 19 June 2023, 4:54 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The early childhood sector is set to embark on the next steps in their Fair Pay Agreement process which will set minimum pay and conditions for over 35,000 workers. A Fair Pay Agreement would explicitly set minimum conditions and pay for a sector ... More >>

Schools Face Leadership Crisis Over Next Five Years

Monday, 12 June 2023, 10:33 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Nearly half of new primary school principals intend to leave their role in the next five years, a new survey by NZEI Te Riu Roa has found. The findings of a Principal Sentiment Snapshot survey are being released at the union’s Educational Leadership ... More >>

Primary School Teachers Accept 4th Collective Agreement Offer

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 8:12 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers have voted to accept the latest Ministry of Education collective agreement offer. This was the fourth offer put to teachers and follows a long negotiation campaign which included the largest education strike in this country’s history. ... More >>

Union Dismayed By Mayor's Proposal To Cut ECE

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 5:06 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand’s largest education union, was dismayed and surprised by Mayor Wayne Brown’s decision to insist on cuts to provision of early childhood education in his proposed budget. NZEI Te Riu Roa early childhood representative, ... More >>

ECE Focus Should Be On Lower Ratios And Better Pay

Thursday, 25 May 2023, 11:17 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand’s largest education union, welcomes the extension of 20 hours early childhood education (ECE) to two-year-olds because it means greater equity of access for tamariki and their families. The policy announced in last week’s ... More >>

Outcome Of Primary Teacher Industrial Action Ballot

Monday, 22 May 2023, 7:03 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa primary teacher members have endorsed two industrial actions, in a ballot which closed this evening. The actions endorsed by members in the ballot which ran from last Thursday to today are a one-day strike on Wednesday 31 May AND ... More >>

Disappointing Budget For Primary Educators

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 5:41 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa, the largest education union in Aotearoa, says that this year’s Budget has disappointed primary educators. It is the second year in a row that school funding has not kept pace with CPI, and there are no investments in teacher pay, ... More >>

Big Steps For Our Smallest Citizens

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 5:31 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa, the country’s largest education union, welcomes the $1.8 billion investment in Budget 2023 to fund full pay parity for early childhood education (ECE) teachers and the extension of 20hrs free ECE to all 2-year-olds. Geena Fagan, an ... More >>

Area School Teachers To Vote On Move To Industrial Action In Term 2

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 4:51 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Area school teachers across the country will vote on whether to move to industrial action this term, including taking rolling strikes, says NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand’s largest education union. Area school teachers have only had one offer which was back ... More >>

Principals Stand Strong At The Start Of Term As After Hours Work Ban Begins

Monday, 24 April 2023, 5:02 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary and area school principals begin a two-month work ban starting 8am Monday 24 April, the first day of term two. The work ban includes a pause on all Ministerial work that principals normally do, such as implementing the Curriculum Refresh, or ... More >>

Primary School Teachers To Vote On Improved Offer

Monday, 17 April 2023, 2:10 pm | NZEI

Primary school teachers will be voting on an improved offer for their collective employment agreement after taking part in the country’s largest ever education strike in March. The NZEI Te Riu Roa primary teacher members negotiating team received ... More >>

Watershed Plan To End Streaming In Schools Released

Monday, 20 March 2023, 11:03 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes ‘Kōkirihia – The plan for removing streaming from our schools’ which was launched today in Christchurch to an enthusiastic audience of educators. ‘Kōkirihia’ outlines the steps for a cross-sector strategy to ... More >>

Kindergarten Teachers Striking For Better Conditions

Sunday, 12 March 2023, 2:57 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

For the first time ever, kindergarten teachers are joining their primary and secondary colleagues in strike action. This historic occasion will bring 50,000 educators together on 16 March across the motu to show they’re serious about needing change. Kindergarten ... More >>

30,000 Teachers To Strike On 16 March

Friday, 10 March 2023, 6:18 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Around 30,000 primary school teachers and principals, kindergarten teachers and area school teachers and principals have voted to take strike action on Thursday 16 March. NZEI Te Riu Roa members last week rejected a second offer from the Ministry ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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