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Christmas on a 1.6% pay offer

Friday, 6 December 2019, 3:11 pm | Tertiary Education Union

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Call for pay transparency in the vocational education sector

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:56 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Change is afoot in New Zealand’s vocational education system and staff want to ensure that the changes include embedding principles around pay transparency. More >>

TEU on University of Auckland

Monday, 25 November 2019, 7:18 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Members of Te Hautū Kahurangi at the University of Auckland just want a little respect and trust from their employer, and they’re willing to stand up together to achieve it. More >>

Southern Institute of Technology pleads poverty

Monday, 25 November 2019, 7:16 pm | Tertiary Education Union

MAINZ students in Auckland are outraged that parent organisation Southern Institute of Technology is pleading poverty regarding programme closures despite SIT having estimated holdings of at least $35 million in the bank. More >>

Urgent meeting needed on funding of VET provision

Friday, 15 November 2019, 2:53 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Staff in polytechnics across the country who are fighting to keep courses open and opportunities for learners alive are calling on the Minister of Finance to step up. More >>

Northtec teaching staff want a little respect

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:48 pm | Tertiary Education Union

After bearing the brunt of underfunding for over five years, Northtec academic staff are saying no more. More >>

Course cuts a blow to the aspirations of Māori and Pasifika

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 12:11 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Course cuts in South Auckland another blow to the aspirations of Māori TEU members at MIT and nationally are condemning the cuts proposed for tertiary education provision in South Auckland. Cuts they say will harm Māori, Pasifika and low-income learners. More >>

Some jobs saved, but more needed for polytechnics

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 6:55 pm | Tertiary Education Union

TEU members at WelTec and Whitireia stood up to ensure quality and accessible education for communities across the Wellington region but are demanding better from their Chief Executive, management, their Commissioner, and the government. More >>

Time to back strong vision with funding

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:46 am | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary education staff and students engaged energetically in the government’s education conversation and their hopes and dreams are imprinted in the Draft Tertiary Education Strategy released today . More >>

Over 130 academic staff taking strike action at Wintec

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 7:34 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The message from striking Wintec workers is simple – it’s time for a fair return on our work. More >>

Opportunity to fix the gender pay gap in tertiary sector

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 4:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The time to act around the gender pay imbalance is now. The development of a new tertiary education strategy and the reform of vocational education are perfect opportunities for the government and tertiary education leaders to take action, says the Tertiary ... More >>

Major tertiary education forum bring expertise together

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 8:55 am | Tertiary Education Union

Major changes are afoot in the tertiary education sector so the timing of the 2019 Voices of the Sector Forum could not be better. More >>

Māori-Crown tertiary education advisory group positive step

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 8:26 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Māori-Crown tertiary education advisory group a positive step forward in reform The TEU and its national rūnanga, Te Toi Ahurangi, welcome the announcement Māori will be included from the outset, as key partners in the next stages of the Reform ... More >>

Pulling together the only way for students and the country

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 1:28 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The announcement today that the government will proceed with unifying the vocational education and training sector will only succeed if the promise to recognise academic, general, and allied staff as sector experts and leaders is implemented fully. More >>

Proposal for cuts at Whitireia and WelTec must be withdrawn

Monday, 29 July 2019, 4:58 pm | Tertiary Education Union

With the Labour-led government about to imminently announce a major vocational education reform package it is alarming to see the educational opportunities of four communities under threat. More >>

Wintec Academic Staff want a fair return on their hard work

Monday, 15 July 2019, 5:16 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Academic staff who are members of the Tertiary Education Union at Wintec have unanimously voted to take strike action starting today. They will not be completing online attendance registers at any campus for the next four weeks. More >>

Time for Reti to work constructively around reforms

Friday, 21 June 2019, 6:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

TEU Media Release. 21 June 2019 Time for Reti to work constructively around vocational education reforms More >>

Putting learning at the heart of vocational education

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 5:21 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Together we’ve fought hard to ensure all New Zealanders have access to quality public tertiary education that transforms lives. But this can only happen if polytechnics have a strong future. Once again we need to step up and remind politicians to put ... More >>

Wellbeing aspirations require well-funded tertiary education

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 4:34 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union congratulates Professor Dawn Freshwater on her appointment as the next vice-chancellor of the University of Auckland. The chancellor of the university announced the appointment today. Freshwater, a Professor in Mental Health, ... More >>

Aspirations require a well-funded tertiary education sector

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 4:45 pm | Tertiary Education Union

New budget spending of $3.8 billion to improve the lives of working people and their families - the largest new spending in over a decade – is welcomed by the New Zealand Tertiary Education Union. But the aspirations are reliant on a strong tertiary education ... More >>