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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.
Historic pay equity settlement for school librarians and science technicians
School librarians, library assistants and science technicians came together today with the Minister of Education, Jan Tinetti, to witness the signing of an historic pay equity…
Educators move to strike ballot after second offer rejected
Around 30,000 principals and teachers from schools and kindergartens across Aotearoa will begin a ballot for industrial action tomorrow (Saturday) after they overwhelmingly…
Pay equity delivers up to 40% pay increases for school librarians and science technicians
Members of NZEI Te Riu Roa negotiating on behalf of school librarians, library assistants and science technicians are excited to announce that proposed pay equity settlements are…
Report shows how tough COVID-19 was for children, educators
The Quality Public Education Coalition’s report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on students shows the need for a systemic overhaul of primary education's funding and…
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes Jan Tinetti as new Minister of Education
Having been school principal, Tinetti understands the issues facing educators.
Cost-of-living still above any potential pay offer
The public sector pay offer on the table for most teachers and principals comes well under the annual rate of inflation of 7.2% announced today.
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes increase to pay parity funding
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the 4.5% increase to pay parity funding for ECE centres announced by the Ministry of Education yesterday, but for full pay parity to be delivered the…
NZEI Te Riu Roa urges Auckland Council to keep Kauri Kids centres open
NZEI Te Riu Roa is urging Auckland Council not to close the council-owned Kauri Kids early childhood centres.