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NZEI Te Riu Roa: More Transformative Action Needed To Fix Severe Teacher Shortage In ECE

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 9:33 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

The union for early childhood teachers has welcomed a raft of Government changes this week to respond to the sector's severe teacher shortage - but says accelerating pay parity and undertaking significant structural reform remains urgent. As early ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa Takes Educators’ Pay Concerns To Public Service Minister

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 4:40 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa took educators’ concerns to the Public Service Minister today in a meeting between the Government and public sector unions. “Educators have been frustrated and disheartened by the Government’s recent statements on public sector ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa Welcomes Announcement Of Fair Pay Agreements

Friday, 7 May 2021, 2:51 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

The Government's announcement to move towards Fair Pay Agreements is being welcomed by NZEI Te Riu Roa, the largest education union in the country. Paul Goulter, National Secretary of NZEI Te Riu Roa says the education sector has been crying out for this. ... More >>

"Disheartened And Dispirited" Educators Upset, Uncertain Following Public Sector Pay Restriction Announcement

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 10:45 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Educators across the country are shocked that the Government has chosen to restrict public servants' pay for a further three years, says education union NZEI Te Riu Roa. Teachers, principals and support staff, and a huge range of other education ... More >>

Pūaotanga – The Independent Review Into Primary School Staffing - To Hold Pasifika Community Talanoa In Auckland

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 9:03 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Pasifika educators and the Pacific community have been invited to share their views at a talanoa being held in Auckland this week as part of Pūaotanga – the independent review into primary school staffing. The panel want to hear from Pasifika principals, ... More >>

Education Union Endorses New Report Opposing Outdated Practice Of Streaming

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 12:11 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

A new report opposing streaming in New Zealand schools, released today, has the support of education union NZEI Te Riu Roa. The report by the Māori Futures Collective, 'Ending Streaming in Aotearoa' , outlines the damaging impacts of the practice, and ... More >>

Educators Launch Independent Review Of School Staffing, Calling For Public Submissions

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa has launched an independent review of perceived under-resourcing in primary schooling*, inviting public submissions on how to ensure every child can realise their potential. NZEI Te Riu Roa members have raised serious concerns about ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa Welcomes Expansion Of Te Ahu O Te Reo Māori

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa is welcoming the expansion of Te Ahu o te Reo Māori to early childhood teachers and support staff. NZEI Te Riu Roa President Liam Rutherford says the union backs the government’s moves to strengthen and normalise te reo Māori in the education ... More >>

Educators Back Call For Urgent Action On Child Poverty

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Educators at the frontlines back the Children’s Commissioner’s call for bold action on child poverty, following the release of distressing figures in the latest Child Poverty Monitor. NZEI Te Riu Roa President Liam Rutherford said that every ... More >>

Teachers Meet To Discuss Stretched Primary Schools

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 10:59 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Primary teacher representatives across the country have begun two weeks of meetings to discuss pressing issues for schools – with extra staffing to meet the needs of children high on the agenda. The paid union meetings are being attended by NZEI ... More >>

New Zealand Teachers In Global Livestream For World Teachers' Day

Monday, 5 October 2020, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

New Zealand educators will take part in a 24-hour global livestream from 2pm today to celebrate UNESCO World Teachers' Day, including a video message from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Education International's global event will include a pre-recorded ... More >>

Union And Employers Come Together To Call On Government To Address Pay Gap

Friday, 28 August 2020, 7:40 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Following historic stop work meetings, employers and employees negotiating two significant early childhood education (ECE) collective agreements are jointly calling on the Government to remedy inequities in teachers’ pay. NZEI Te Riu Roa – the union ... More >>

New Teacher And Principal Wellbeing Findings Deeply Concerning

Monday, 3 August 2020, 8:45 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

Alarming findings from a new health and wellbeing survey of primary and area school teachers and principals show action is more urgent than ever, says NZEI Te Riu Roa President, Liam Rutherford. Results from NZEI Te Riu Roa's 2019 survey of teachers ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa Welcomes Passing Of Equal Pay Law

Friday, 24 July 2020, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the passing of the Equal Pay Amendment Act and says the changes will provide a useful new framework for women in the fight for equal pay. Last month, following a three-year claim process, the union’s teacher aide members ... More >>

Early Childhood Teachers Take Historic Action

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Early childhood teachers covered by two significant collective agreements are taking historic action tomorrow morning by holding paid union meetings – the first time they’ve taken such a step. The NZEI Te Riu Roa members, covered by the Early Childhood ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa Launches Kōhanga Reo Fair Pay Campaign

Saturday, 4 July 2020, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Today NZEI Te Riu Roa is launching Te Ake Rautangi, a new whakahau calling for the mana of Kōhanga Reo kaimahi to be upheld by ensuring all kaimahi are paid fairly. Announced at this weekend’s annual Te Kāhui Whetū national hui, the campaign ... More >>

Concern Funding For Teacher Pay Going Towards Maintenance And Corporate Profit

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa is concerned public funding earmarked for much needed pay increases for early childhood teachers may instead be going towards maintenance and private corporations’ bottom lines. The $151.1 million funding boost announced in Budget ... More >>

Teacher Aides Vote To Endorse Historic Pay Equity Settlement Including Pay Rises Of Up To 28%

Sunday, 21 June 2020, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Teacher aides have voted overwhelmingly to endorse an historic pay equity settlement that includes pay increases of up to 28%. The endorsement follows a pay equity claim that NZEI Te Riu Roa initiated with the Ministry of Education in 2016. The endorsement ... More >>

Proposed Pay Equity Settlement Offers 22,000 Teacher Aides Pay Rises Of Up To 28%

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 7:14 am | New Zealand Educational Institute

More than 22,000 school teacher aides have been offered a life-changing pay equity settlement including pay increases of up to 28%, following a pay equity process that NZEI Te Riu Roa initiated with the Ministry of Education in 2016. Taken together ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa Welcomes Free Flu Jabs For Educators

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

NZEI Te Riu Roa says educators across schools and early childhood services will be pleased that the Ministry of Education has announced one-off funding to cover their flu vaccinations undertaken between now and 30 June 2020. NZEI Te Riu Roa President ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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