10/09/2018

Educators welcome proposal for Te Reo Māori in schools

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed a renewed call from the Green Party for universal te reo Maori, and want to take it one step further starting te reo Māori in early childhood education.

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10/09/2018

Primary school leaders displaying symptoms of PTSD

Primary school leaders are struggling, and it’s getting worse, with some showing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the results of a survey conducted by NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Australian Catholic University.

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14/08/2018

Pay equity settlement reached for support workers

Four Ministry of Education Support Workers enjoyed a celebratory cup of tea with the Prime Minister this afternoon, to mark the historic signing of the education sector's first pay equity settlement.

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30/07/2018

National Party U-turn on class size, teacher pay and education funding positive

Teachers will welcome the National Party’s commitment to lowering class sizes, increasing teacher pay and ECE funding and reducing teacher workload, but...

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27/07/2018

Senior leaders report high level of violence in schools

Senior primary school leaders are reporting high levels of violence in their schools, with 38% experiencing threats of violence in 2017, and 41% being subjected to actual physical violence.

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11/07/2018

Survey shows public support for pay equity as pledge is launched

Research into public attitudes shows strong support for ending the historic underpayment of teacher aides and early childhood educators, who are working towards pay equity settlements.

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15/06/2018

Teachers and principals head to ballot on Ministry of Education offers

Nationwide meetings for primary principals and teachers start on Monday, as NZEI Te Riu Roa members vote on whether to accept the Ministry of Education's pay offers or reject them and take industrial action.

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15/06/2018

Action needed over discrimination against Māori and Pasifika school leaders

A survey of primary school leaders has found that a significant sample of Māori and Pasifika participants have experienced discrimination at work on the basis of their ethnicity.

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17/05/2018

Education Budget a major disappointment for educators

Today’s Education Budget has left educators disappointed that issues of chronic underfunding have not been addressed.

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11/05/2018

Education Budget 2018: Fixing the damage of the past, building the foundations for the future

NZEI Te Riu Roa has commissioned Infometrics to analyse the cost of repairing almost a decade of funding neglect in early childhood and primary education.

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2/05/2018

Survey shows need to fund additional learning needs role in schools

A new survey shows that many of our most vulnerable children are missing out at school because there is not enough funding to give them the one-on-one support and resources they need to thrive and succeed.

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1/05/2018

Educators join national movement for pay equity on May 5

Educators all over the country are joining a growing movement for action on pay equity and equality for women, with Fair's Fair Mana Taurite events on May 5.

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17/04/2018

Pasifika educators pushing the boundaries

Finding new horizons and pushing the boundaries will be central themes in a two-day Pasifika Fono for educators, which opens in Auckland this Thursday (19 April).

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11/04/2018

Survey shows strong public support for big teacher pay rise

New research shows strong public support for more Government spending on public education, including a significant pay rise for teachers and more support for children with additional learning needs.

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6/04/2018

Kiwi children will benefit from ECE plan

Our youngest Kiwis will benefit from a completely fresh look at the Early Childhood Education sector.

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