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COVID vaccinations vital to keep our educators and tamariki safe

NZEI Te Riu Roa fully supports the Government’s public health advice mandating that all staff in schools and early childhood centres are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 1 January, 2022 and receive their first dose by 15 November, just

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12 Oct 2021 - COVID vaccinations vital to keep our educators and tamariki safe
5 Oct 2021 - Opening of early childhood centres highlights issues in a sector already under pressure
1 Oct 2021 - Migrant teachers offered residency visa for skills shortage but more needs to be done on pay parity
17 Sep 2021 - ECE relief teachers present COVID pay petition to Government
15 Sep 2021 - Today's backpedaling of ECE pay parity commitments will hurt thousands of teachers, says NZEI Te Riu
8 Sep 2021 - Migrant ECE teachers and their union win right to reunite with families
23 Aug 2021 - "We've done it before and we can do it again": Teachers and schools prepared for extension of Level
17 Aug 2021 - Union, teachers and employer celebrate new collective agreement
7 Jul 2021 - NZEI Te Riu Roa: More transformative action needed to fix severe teacher shortage in ECE
1 Jul 2021 - A $100K difference in pay over ten years - union says ECE pay parity needs to be accelerated
29 Jun 2021 - ECE teachers welcome Parliament's next step toward pay parity
23 Jun 2021 - Union says poor pay and conditions to blame for skyrocketing ECE vacancies
18 Jun 2021 - NZEI Te Riu Roa: Urgent action must be taken to improve access to early childhood education
18 Jun 2021 - Union hosts free Matariki hui online
10 Jun 2021 - Report: NZ's primary school staffing model a barrier to achieving the goals of a modern education s
27 May 2021 - New research shows teacher and principal health and wellbeing much worse than general population