6/21/2017

What's in the SSCA/KRCA terms of settlement?

Find out what's in the KRCA/SSCA terms of settlement.

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8/1/2016

Thinking about the Purpose of Education – Prof Yong Zhao

What’s an “average” seven year old? This is a question world acclaimed educationalist Yong Zhou posed to New Zealand audiences when he visited in July.

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7/7/2015

Tribute to Te Iria Mārama Whiu

Nō Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi ngā iwi, ko te hapu ko Ngāti He. I te wā e ora ana tēnei kuia, he wahine pukumahi, he wahine kamakama, he wahine toa, he wahine tohetohe, he wahine kaingākau, ki te ao kai-ako, ara te ako tamari

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7/2/2015

Important changes under Vulnerable Children Act 2014

July 1 marked an important milestone in implementing regulatory and other changes that will have a considerable impact on schools, teachers and anyone who works with children.

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3/5/2015

Time running out to register interest ACET interest

Are you a great classroom practitioner? Or do you have highly skilled practitioners in your school that could qualify for recognition as an Advanced Classroom Expertise Teacher (ACET)?

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3/5/2015

A chance to keep teachers' voices on EDUCANZ

The Government has abolished teachers' professional body, the Teachers Council and removed right for teachers to vote for representatives on its replacement, EDUCANZ

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2/28/2015

Experts find IES evidence doesn’t stack up

An academic review of the evidence used to support the government’s controversial Investing in Educational Success policy has highlighted areas of concern in the IES model, says NZEI.

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2/16/2015

Join the celebrations for Childrens Day 2015

Children's Day being celebrated this year on Sunday 1 March and we want to see the celebrations from all around the country. The theme is Arohatia a Tatou Tamariki, or "Treasure our children".

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2/17/2014

Living Wage milestones

The Living Wage rate for 2014 will be announced along with the release of the Living Wage employer trademark. Last year’s figure of $18.40 per hour will be updated to take into account any increases in costs from the last year.

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1/26/2014

Green Party education proposals will make a big difference for children

NZEI Te Riu Roa says it welcomes the Green Party’s proposals to tackle the impact of growing inequality on children’s education.

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1/24/2014

Disgust over use of National Standards to select “top” teachers

Reports today that National Standards will be used as the benchmark to select and review the performance of an elite group of expert teachers and principals has appalled educators.

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1/24/2014

NZEI reaction to the Government's announcement on new principal and teacher roles

NZEI Te Riu Roa will be participating in the Minister's working group on the $359 million initiative to ensure there is fairness and transparency for members and the best outcomes for children and their learning.

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9/25/2013

Have you taken leave without pay this year?

If you are working within the state or state integrated teaching sector and have taken any form of leave without pay this school year you may have a holiday pay adjustment.

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9/9/2013

New research on performance pay

An Australian Council for Educational Research study has concluded that basing incentives on student assessment outcomes such as national standards is deeply flawed, and is yet to work anywhere in the developed world.

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9/6/2013

Christchurch schools - one year on

One year on from the Government's announcement of closures and mergers of Christchurch schools, school communities are still coping with change.

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