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Area school teachers vote to ratify their settlement with the Ministry of Education – NZEI

By   /  June 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Area school teachers vote to ratify their settlement with the Ministry of Education – NZEI

Teachers in area schools and wharekura have voted to ratify a settlement to their collective agreement negotiations. The settlement comes after area school and wharekura teachers joined with their primary and secondary colleagues in the largest education strike in New Zealand’s history on 29 May, and follows primary teachers voting to ratify their settlement earlier […]

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Primary teachers to vote on a proposed settlement – NZEI

By   /  June 17, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Primary teachers to vote on a proposed settlement – NZEI

Two weeks after the largest strike in the New Zealand history, proposed settlements and an accord between the Government and teacher unions will be taken to primary teachers and principals for ratification votes next week. Area school teachers also have a new proposed settlement to consider. The online ballots for NZEI Te Riu Roa members […]

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Primary teachers and principals reject latest offers – NZEI

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly rejected the latest offers from the Ministry of Education to settle their collective agreements. NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart said the outcome indicated teachers and principals were united and resolute in their commitment to getting significantly improved pay, time and support for learning needs. “We will be […]

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Primary teachers and principals reject Ministry’s latest offer – NZEI

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly voted to reject the Ministry’s third round of offers, in a secret online ballot that closed last night. NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart said the message from members was that the offers still did not do enough to fix the crisis in teacher recruitment and retention. “The […]

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Education unions’ combined executives to meet – NZEI

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Education unions’ combined executives to meet – NZEI

The combined National Executives of NZEI Te Riu Roa and the PPTA Te Wehengarua are meeting today (Friday, 16 November) at 4pm to discuss possible joint campaigning next year, should members reject the offers from the Ministry of Education. The unions represent more than 48,000 teacher and principal members. Today, throughout the Wellington region the […]

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Primary teachers and principals meet to consider options – NZEI

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Primary teachers and principals meet to consider options – NZEI

Thousands of primary teachers and principals meet to consider options Thousands of primary teachers and principals gathered in meetings and rallies across Auckland today, on the first day of a week of rolling one-day strikes. NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart joined one of more than 100 rallies held on roadsides across the city. […]

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Government announcement on learning support a big win for teachers and students -NZEI

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Government announcement on learning support a big win for teachers and students -NZEI

The Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon that the Government will fully fund 600 Learning Support Coordinator positions in 2020 is a big win for children and a big win for teachers and principals. Having a funded Learning Support Coordinator (also known as a Special Education Needs Coordinator or SENCO) position in every school has been […]

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