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Kindergarten support staff achieve pay rise in tough financial climate

The valuable contribution of kindergarten support staff has been recognised with a pay increase, despite the significant funding cuts that the kindergarten associations are experiencing.

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Changes to decile funding ignore the real issue

News that the school decile funding system will be reviewed ignores the real issue in primary school resourcing – a 7.5% reduction in funding between 2013 and 2018.

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NZEI congratulates expert teachers

Nearly 350 primary teachers around the country have been given special recognition as expert classroom teachers following an agreement reached last year between NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Ministry of Education.

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TKA

Support Staff: Are you looking for high quality professional development opportunities?

As the professional union for support staff, offering ways to upskill and develop your career is a priority for us. From term 3 we're offering professional development programmes for support staff all over the country. To make sure these meet your needs, please answer our quick survey.