18/12/2018

Kiwis agree - give teachers what they need

Polling over recent months shows 89% of Kiwis want more money spent on education, ahead of other issues.

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12/12/2018

Polling shows Kiwis agree - give teachers what they need

Polling over recent months shows 89% of Kiwis want more money spent on education, ahead of other issues.

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7/12/2018

Tomorrow's Schools recommendations welcomed

Our nation’s children are finally being put at the heart of the education system.

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5/12/2018

Primary teachers and principals reject Ministry's latest offer

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly voted to reject the Ministry’s third round of offers, in a secret online ballot that closed last night.

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19/11/2018

Timing for next primary teacher and principal vote

Voting begins on Tuesday 27 November, as 30,000 primary teachers and principals decide whether to accept or reject the Ministry of Education's latest collective agreement offers.

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19/11/2018

Consultation on ECE plan welcomed

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes a draft Government strategic plan for early childhood education released for consultation today.

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16/11/2018

Education unions' combined executives to meet, and primary teachers final day of rolling strikes in

The combined National Executives of NZEI Te Riu Roa and the PPTA Te Wehengarua are meeting today (Friday, 16 November) at 4pm to discuss possible joint campaigning next year, should members reject the offers from the Ministry of Education.

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16/11/2018

Concerned education unions consider joint action

The future of New Zealand children’s education hangs in the balance if the crisis in education is not fixed, teachers and principals say.

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14/11/2018

New overseas teacher recruits won't last without improvements to workload

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed the Ministry of Education's efforts in recruiting 550 overseas primary and secondary teachers for next year, but warns these teachers won't stay long without improvements to workload.

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4/11/2018

Government announcement on learning support a big win for teachers and students

The Prime Minister's announcement this afternoon that the Government will fully fund 600 Learning Support Coordinator positions in 2020 is a big win for children and a big win for teachers and principals.

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2/11/2018

NZEI and Ministry head to Employment Relations Authority over teacher negotiations

Primary teachers' union NZEI TE Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education are set to begin facilitation on Monday, 5 November at 10.30am, in an attempt to make progress on collective agreement negotiations for primary teachers and principals.

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30/10/2018

Facilitation dates set

Primary teachers' union NZEI TE Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education are set to begin facilitation on Monday 5th November at 10.30am.

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29/10/2018

ECE teacher recruitment crisis a casualty of 10-year funding freeze

The acute shortage of early childhood education teachers is a direct result of 10 years of Government underfunding in the sector says NZEI Te Riu Roa.

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25/10/2018

Teachers and principals vote for rolling strikes

NZEI Te Riu Roa principal and primary members have overwhelmingly voted in favour of national rolling strikes in the week starting November 12.

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15/10/2018

Teachers set to vote on strike action

Primary teachers and principals are set to begin voting tomorrow on whether to undertake a week of strike action in November.

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