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Area school teachers to vote on move to industrial action in term 2
Area school teachers across the country will vote on whether to move to industrial action this term, including taking rolling strikes, says NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand’s largest…
Principals stand strong at the start of term as after hours work ban begins
Primary and area school principals begin a two-month work ban starting 8am Monday 24 April, the first day of term two.
Primary school teachers to vote on improved offer
Primary school teachers will be voting on an improved offer for their collective employment agreement after taking part in the country’s largest ever education strike in March.
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes step to reduce class sizes
NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand’s largest education union, welcomes the small improvement in year 4-8 ratios announced today by Education Minister Jan Tinetti and Prime Minister…
Kindergarten teacher offer shows vast improvement
Kindergarten teachers from NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand’s largest education union, met with the Ministry of Education yesterday and received a new offer on their collective…
Principals vote in favour of a work ban
Primary and area school principals across Aotearoa New Zealand have voted in favour of a work ban until they receive an offer from the Ministry of Education that addresses their…
Teachers need the time, resources and support to do their jobs, not standardised tests
NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand's largest educational union, says what teachers and children need is an increase in funding and staffing to support learners with higher needs, not a…
Watershed plan to end streaming in schools released
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes ‘Kōkirihia – The plan for removing streaming from our schools’ which was launched today in Christchurch to an enthusiastic audience of educators.
30,000 teachers to strike on 16 March
Around 30,000 primary school teachers and principals, kindergarten teachers and area school teachers and principals have voted to take strike action on Thursday 16 March.