Loading…
You are here:  Home  >  Tertiary Education Union
Latest

Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing Putting 17 people at risk of losing their jobs and denying students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the arts and social sciences is far too high a price to pay for […]

Read More →
Latest

Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail Tertiary education Minister Paul Goldsmith would be taking a reckless gamble with Kiwis’ futures if he adopts the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report into the future of the sector, sending a clear signal ahead […]

Read More →
Latest

Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay All staff at the University of Auckland should be given a fair and equitable increase in their pay, the TEU said today after announcing staff would take strike action on 16 March as part of a campaign […]

Read More →
Latest

Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action over access to campus space

Published By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action over access to campus space

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action over access to campus space The Tertiary Education Union has joined with AUSA and other groups urging the vice-chancellor of Auckland University to step in and reverse a decision that allows a group promoting white supremacy to spread racist […]

Read More →
Latest

WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, WITT  /  Comments Off on WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain NZQA’s decision to downgrade the confidence it has in the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki’s (WITT) ability to provide quality education is symptomatic of a tertiary education system under immense strain, the New Zealand Tertiary Education […]

Read More →
Latest

New Telford Transition Statement a Symptom of Misguided Government Funding Approaches

Published By   /  January 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Lincoln University, Media Releases, Press Release, Telford, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on New Telford Transition Statement a Symptom of Misguided Government Funding Approaches

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: New Telford Transition Statement a Symptom of Misguided Government Funding Approaches Misguided government funding approaches are destabilising quality public provision of courses at levels 1 to 4, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has said today following an announcement regarding the future of agricultural training at […]

Read More →
Latest

Pay Gap Increases Between Highest and Lowest Paid in Tertiary Education Sector

Published By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pay Gap Increases Between Highest and Lowest Paid in Tertiary Education Sector

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Pay Gap Increases Between Highest and Lowest Paid in Tertiary Education Sector Figures released yesterday by the State Services Commission (SSC) provide worrying evidence of a widening pay gap between the Chief Executives and other staff of Tertiary Education Institutions (TEI). The figures contained in […]

Read More →
Latest

Manukau cuts Foundation Studies and English again

Published By   /  November 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Chan Dixon, Education, Employment, foundation studies, Manukau Institute of Technology, Media Releases, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Manukau cuts Foundation Studies and English again

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Manukau cuts Foundation Studies and English again Manukau Institute of Technology plans to make big cuts to Foundation Studies and English as well as reviewing Visual Arts; all areas which have already experienced recent cuts. In 2014 MIT halved the number of people working in its […]

Read More →
Latest

Language cuts would harm Victoria’s culture

Published By   /  November 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Dougal McNeill, Education, Humanities, Languages, Media Releases, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Language cuts would harm Victoria’s culture

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Language cuts would harm Victoria’s culture There is no justification for job cuts in Victoria’s School of Languages and Cultures, says Dr Dougal McNeill, secretary of the TEU branch at the university. “Languages are at the heart of the humanities, and these proposed cuts threaten […]

Read More →
Latest

Northtec the first to announce Level 2 funding cuts

Published By   /  November 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Chan Dixon, Education, Employment, Media Releases, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Tertiary Update, Unions  /  Comments Off on Northtec the first to announce Level 2 funding cuts

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Northtec the first to announce Level 2 funding cuts Tertiary Update Vol 19 No 39 Northtec is one of many polytechnics about to receive confirmation from the Tertiary Education Commission that it will lose a large amount of Level 2 funding next year. The polytechnic […]

Read More →
Latest

Competitive funding for research fails NZ again

Published By   /  October 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, funding, Media Releases, Press Release, Research, Sandra Grey, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Competitive funding for research fails NZ again

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Competitive funding for research fails NZ again Cutting funding to longitudinal research shows the government has a basic misunderstanding of the role of tertiary education, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Grey says by cutting 5000 children from the Growing Up in NZ longitudinal study […]

Read More →
Latest

Education Act changes give corporate welfare to the wealthy

Published By   /  September 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, funding, Media Releases, Press Release, PTEs, public education, Sandra Grey, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Education Act changes give corporate welfare to the wealthy

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Education Act changes give corporate welfare to the wealthy Funding private companies the same as public universities and polytechnics is neither equitable nor wise, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. The tertiary education minister has announced that he plans to amend the Education Act so […]

Read More →
Latest

Auckland University staff take an hour for fair pay

Published By   /  September 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Education, Employment, Enzo Giordani, Media Releases, negotiations, pay, performance pay, Press Release, strike, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Auckland University staff take an hour for fair pay

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland University staff take an hour for fair pay People working at the University of Auckland will take an hour off tomorrow as they campaign to get a fair pay offer. The short strike, which will take place between 12pm and 1pm on Thursday 22 […]

Read More →
Latest

Unitec shuts the door on North Shore campus

Published By   /  August 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Unitec shuts the door on North Shore campus

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Unitec shuts the door on North Shore campus Unitec plans to close its northern campus at Albany before the end of the year. Tertiary education minister Steven Joyce opened the campus only five years ago calling it “a crucial part in the next stage of […]

Read More →
Latest

School kids will miss out under bulk funding

Published By   /  August 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on School kids will miss out under bulk funding

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: School kids will miss out under bulk funding The government’s global funding plans for primary and secondary schools could force class sizes to rise, says TEU national secretary Sharn Riggs. Riggs says TEU supports the Better Funding campaign that fellow education unions NZEI and PPTA […]

Read More →
Latest

Stressed tertiary education staff struggling with work

Published By   /  July 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Stressed tertiary education staff struggling with work

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Stressed tertiary education staff struggling with work People working in universities, polytechnics and wānanga are stressed about their future, according to a new survey by the Tertiary Education Union. TEU president Sandra Grey says the survey of over 1000 people working in tertiary education shows […]

Read More →
Latest

“Fast food” degree papers in Manukau

Published By   /  July 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on “Fast food” degree papers in Manukau

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: “Fast food” degree papers in Manukau Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) plans to compress 17-week long degree papers in accounting, economics and law into eight weeks. TEU members, who make up most academics who work at the polytechnic, are opposed to the decision. TEU branch […]

Read More →
Latest

UCOL cuts student support

Published By   /  July 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on UCOL cuts student support

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: UCOL cuts student support Students will miss out because UCOL yesterday informed dozens of student support staff that they will be made redundant over the next one to two months. UCOL announced today that it will cut jobs from librarians, IT student support and student […]

Read More →
Latest

People in casual jobs need govt to save their holiday pay

Published By   /  June 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on People in casual jobs need govt to save their holiday pay

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: People in casual jobs need govt to save their holiday pay It is likely that thousands of people working in universities, polytechnics and wānanga have had holiday pay taken from them, says TEU national secretary Sharn Riggs. The government needs to act, she says, to […]

Read More →
Latest

UCOL plans to sack librarians and student helpers

Published By   /  May 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on UCOL plans to sack librarians and student helpers

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement Headline: UCOL plans to sack librarians and student helpers People working at UCOL’s Palmerston North campus are shocked by the scale of proposed staffing cuts that would see up to 43 jobs go. The polytechnic plans to get rid of librarians and people who work […]

Read More →