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NZEI Te Riu Roa welcome gov education spending announcements

Sunday, 1 December 2019, 10:05 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Government's announcement today of a $396m capital injection to upgrade schools, and applauds the Prime Minister's commitment to extend the Living Wage to all school staff. More >>

ECE teacher workforce needs priority focus and fair pay

Friday, 22 November 2019, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Research that shows the early childhood education workforce has nearly doubled in the last two decades underlines the urgent need for the Government to prioritise fair pay and its policy focus on our youngest learners, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Early childhood teachers to deliver petition to Minister

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Early childhood teachers will deliver a petition to Education Minister Chris Hipkins tomorrow morning, asking that the Government keep its pre-election promise to restore early childhood education funding, deliver on 100% qualified teachers, and improve ... More >>

Early childhood teachers launch week of action

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:13 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Early childhood educators across Aotearoa are holding a week of action next week, 4 - 10 November, to draw attention to a funding crisis and an average 23% pay gap with other teachers who have the same qualifications and experience. More >>

More work needed on workload to fix teacher shortage

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:09 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

News today that the teacher shortage is improving is positive, but more needs to be done to make teaching a sustainable and attractive profession in the long term, says NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes trial of free school lunch scheme

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the announcement today of a free school lunch scheme trial. More >>

Primary principals to vote on further strike action

Monday, 5 August 2019, 9:17 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Primary and intermediate principals who are members of NZEI Te Riu Roa will vote on whether to increase strike action at a series of nationwide paid union meetings next week from 12 to 15 August. More >>

Over 700 sign letter calling for fair deal for Principals

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:04 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Eleven newspapers around the country have this morning published an open letter from 762 primary school board chairs, calling for a settlement that will address the issues that principals face and ensure we can attract and keep excellent leaders in these ... More >>

School support staff begin meetings for new agreement

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Tomorrow, teacher aides and other school support staff will begin two weeks of nationwide paid union meetings to discuss plans for upcoming collective agreement negotiations, with pay equity settlements high on the agenda as well. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa supports student action on climate change

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:27 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa supports young people taking part in a second strike for climate action today. More >>

Worrying increase in threats and violence against teachers

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:22 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

A significant increase in threats and actual violence towards school leaders over the past two years is alarming, and highlights the desperate need for Budget 2019 to fund more support for children with learning and behaviour needs, says NZEI Te ... More >>

Polling shows strong and consistent support for teachers

Monday, 6 May 2019, 9:14 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

An independent public poll shows there is strong and sustained support for New Zealand's teachers as they vote this week on joint strike action. More >>

Building capability in teachers' Te Reo welcomed

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:35 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the roll-out of Te Ahu o te Reo Māori, a $12.2 million pilot programme to support teachers and support staff use te reo Māori. More >>

NZEI urges government to properly resource any school reform

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:39 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa has urged the government to ensure any reforms to schooling that come out of the Tomorrow's Schools review are properly resourced. More >>

Teachers and principals return to negotiations next week

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:07 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education have agreed to return to negotiations for the primary teachers' and primary principals' collective agreements next week. More >>

Leadership needed on ECE teacher shortage

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa President, Lynda Stuart, is seeking urgent action on the ECE workforce following a statement from Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand today. More >>

MOE employees supporting kids with learning needs to strike

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Learning Support Service Managers, the Education Ministry staff responsible for the allocation and management of support services for children with additional learning needs, are set to take strike action from Monday [21 January] after a bid to gain ... More >>

Minimum wage boost for low-paid education workers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Today's announcement of a $1.20 per hour increase to the minimum wage next April will be welcomed by thousands of low-paid education workers as the first step towards a Living Wage. More >>

Poverty still affecting children's education

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Poverty in this country is still one of the primary reasons that children are not thriving in schools and centres. More >>

Survey finds new teachers disillusioned and overworked

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:12 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

A survey of primary and ECE teachers in the first few years of their career has found that 17 per cent expect to leave the profession within five years of graduating. More >>

 

 

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