10/19/2017

Educators call on new government to take action

Teachers and educators have huge hope that the new Labour led Government will herald the rebuilding of New Zealand’s public education system and restore our children’s birthright to a free, world-class education.

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10/4/2017

Teachers commit to action, if needed, to free teachers to teach

Primary teachers and principals have committed to taking action next year in order to give every child more teacher time, and attract more people to teaching.

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9/26/2017

Media advisory - education conference to put spotlight on coalition talks

NZEI Te Riu Roa's annual conference is on from this Sunday till next Wednesday. With Government coalition talks underway, the sector has high hopes for positive change to funding and policy that will benefit children.

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9/25/2017

Coalition talks should see big wins for education

Whatever Government coalition emerges from negotiations in the coming weeks, educators are optimistic of major progress on the funding and quality of education, NZEI Te Riu Roa says.

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9/13/2017

Education leaders announce plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers have announced a sector-lead plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis.

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9/12/2017

Education leaders to announce plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers will tomorrow announce their plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis.

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9/11/2017

Educators first in line to vote early for pay equity

When early voting opened this morning, early childhood teachers were among a group of women led by Kristine Bartlett who met in central Wellington to vote for equal pay.

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9/8/2017

Money for charters should've gone on kids with high needs

NZEI Te Riu Roa is demanding the National/Act Government say how much it’s spending on four new charter schools, adding its money that should have gone on education of children with additional learning needs

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9/7/2017

NZEI welcomes Green Party pay equity policy

The Green Party pay equity policy released today sets a line in the sand for other parties to show their political commitment to giving women pay justice.

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9/2/2017

ACT's latest plan to undermine teachers & education

The latest ACT Party education policy, announced today, is a transparent attempt to undermine public education, teachers and unions that's straight out of the party's playbook,

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8/31/2017

Boost to inclusive education funding applauded

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes a commitment by the Green Party to provide the funding to ensure every child, regardless of ability, deserves the best education in the world.

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8/28/2017

Show us the evidence - teachers demand cabinet paper

NZEI Te Riu Roa is demanding the Government immediately release its cabinet paper on "National Standards Plus" amid serious concerns about the impact it will have on children's learning, and their enjoyment at school.

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8/25/2017

Teachers claim win after scheme extended

NZEI Te Riu Roa members are claiming a great win after the Minister of Education Nikki Kaye said the voluntary bonding scheme, available for beginner teachers in decile one schools, was being extended to every school in Auckland.

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8/23/2017

Robbing kids to pay for roads

A bigger than expected surplus has only been possible because of the chronic underfunding of the education of New Zealand's children, says NZEI Te Riu Roa.

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8/23/2017

School project turns into election event

Four Wellington schoolgirls have initiated an election event involving James Shaw, Grant Robertson and NZ First candidate Andy Foster, after a school project got them fired up about politics and the underfunding of early childhood education.

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