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Curriculum Change Process Rushed And Disrespectful

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 1:51 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Shortages of nursing and social work staff in Aotearoa can only be met with strong training programmes. However, current moves to consolidate the curriculum in the new network of vocational education provision – Te Pūkenga - will fall short of ... More >>

Tertiary Education Out In The Cold Once Again

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 4:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations are disappointed to see the tertiary education sector largely ignored once again in the Labour government’s fifth Budget since taking office in 2017. ... More >>

TEU Welcomes The First Polytehnics To Be Fully Integrated Into Te Pūkenga

Friday, 8 April 2022, 3:08 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Pūkenga Chief Executive Stephen Town has announced WINTEC and Toi Ohomai will be dissolved from 31 May 2022 and become fully integrated into the new network of vocational education and training. Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union’s ... More >>

TEU Pays Our Respects To Moana Jackson

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 3:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

He iringa kawakawa, he rau mahara, he hotuhotu manawa, he roimata ka maringi. Kua riro tō mātou rangatira a Moana ki tua. Heoi, e kore te mahara e makere noa engari, ka noho i te whatumanawa. Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is deeply ... More >>

NorthTec Continues To Undermine Regional Tertiary Education Provision

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 2:10 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is yet again dismayed to learn of the further erosion of vocational tertiary education provision in one of Aotearoa’s most deprived regions. NorthTec has pressed ahead with a proposal to end its applied ... More >>

Survey Report Shows Tertiary Education At Breaking Point

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:54 am | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union has released the third iteration of its ‘Tertiary Lives’ survey reports, looking at the impact of COVID-19 on those working in the tertiary education sector. More >>

Unitec Cuts Shine Light On Broken System

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 2:16 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is once again dismayed but not surprised to note yet another Aotearoa New Zealand polytechnic attempting to cut its way to growth despite this repeatedly failed strategy contradicting the wishes of its parent ... More >>

Conference Demands Action To Save Academic Freedom

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 6:15 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union, in conjunction with NZUSA, Massey University and Academic Freedom Aotearoa, have concluded an invigorating two-day online conference with participants expressing a determination to ‘keep the fire ... More >>

Academic freedom more important than ever

Friday, 27 August 2021, 2:59 pm | Tertiary Education Union

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Safety From Threatening Behaviour Is A Work Right

Friday, 13 August 2021, 3:14 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is disturbed to note the continued escalation of harassment, and racist and threatening behaviour directed at academics in Aotearoa . An alarming amount of this behaviour is directed at female academics ... More >>

PBRF Changes – Government Fiddles While The Tertiary Sector Burns

Friday, 2 July 2021, 9:55 am | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is frustrated with the lack of change heralded by the review of the Performance Based Research Fund . National Secretary Sandra Grey is angry that TEU’s voice has been largely ignored. She says “tinkering ... More >>

Stop Job Cuts At EIT!

Friday, 21 May 2021, 10:39 am | Tertiary Education Union

TEU members across all campuses at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) are expressing solidarity with colleagues in the School of Business – Auckland Campus, who are facing job cuts, and opposing management’s proposal to reduce staffing ... More >>

TEU Looks Forward To Working With New SIT Chief

Friday, 23 April 2021, 4:23 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union has noted today’s announcement from Southern Institute of Technology regarding the appointment of their new Chief Executive. TEU kaiwhakahaere/organiser Daniel Benson-Guiu says “Onno Mulder, while ... More >>

TEU Welcomes SIT As The Tertiary Education Sector’s First Living Wage Employer

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 1:58 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union welcomes today’s news that the board of Southern Institute Technology has decided to become a Living Wage employer. This means nobody who works for SIT or any businesses contracting to the institution ... More >>

Hipkins' Experience Needed To Harness Tertiary Sector Success

Monday, 2 November 2020, 4:48 pm | Tertiary Education Union

TEU welcomes the re-appointment of Hon Chris Hipkins as the Minister of Education. TEU members have high hopes that the experience and expertise the Minister brings to the sector will translate into decisive action and equitable outcomes. Both the ... More >>

Return Of International Students Gives Pause For Thought

Monday, 12 October 2020, 3:54 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The tertiary education sector continues to demonstrate it is at the frontline in Aotearoa’s recovery as the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announces the return of international students . TEU welcomes the safe return of international students ... More >>

VUW Cuts Won’t Unclog The Covid Crisis

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 12:27 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) has barely backed down from the controversial Whiria Project with further announcements regarding cost-cutting measures, signalling significant proposed job losses. VUW has signalled a $33.5m ... More >>

Serious Racism Allegations Require Proper Investigation

Sunday, 30 August 2020, 2:12 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato University of Waikato tauira and kaimahi Māori who have raised serious allegations of institutional racism at the university have a right to a full investigation says Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union ... More >>

New Challenges Ahead For NorthTec.

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 9:36 am | Tertiary Education Union

TEU members at Northland’s NorthTec have successfully ratified their collective agreement ending lengthy negotiations with the Chief Executive. TEU members have voted overwhelmingly to accept the proposed deal, however a broader spotlight must ... More >>

Proposed Cuts At NorthTec Are A Clear Misstep

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 4:23 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Plans by NorthTec to cut jobs and close departments have come as an unwelcomed attack on staff and shocked the Northland community. Changes announced last Tuesday outline plans to review courses in Trades and International Education and have signaled the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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