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Retire or resign offer prompts fears of further cuts at NorthTec

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Retire or resign offer prompts fears of further cuts at NorthTec

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Retire or resign offer prompts fears of further cuts at NorthTec NorthTec bosses have invited staff aged over 62 years to express an interest in quitting their jobs, raising fears that institution bosses are considering a further restructure by stealth, as well as wasting public money. The retire […]

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Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid the Living Wage

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid the Living Wage

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid the Living Wage The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today that the State Services Commission (SSC) should take steps to reduce the imbalance in pay between Vice-Chancellors and Chief Executives and other staff of tertiary education institutions (TEIs). State […]

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Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Teacher Education, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Headline: Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to Today’s Education Review Office (ERO) report showing a ‘widespread’ lack of confidence in teacher graduates’ preparedness for the classroom is a  reminder to government and institution bosses that tertiary education staff must be listened to […]

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Fees-free tertiary education great news for all Kiwis

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Fees-free tertiary education great news for all Kiwis

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fees-free tertiary education great news for all Kiwis Every New Zealander will benefit from making learning more accessible, the Tertiary Education Union said today in response to the government’s announcement that Kiwis who have recently left school, or who have done less than half a fulltime year of post-school […]

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Unions win fairer return on work for Auckland Uni’s lowest paid

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Unions win fairer return on work for Auckland Uni’s lowest paid

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Unions win fairer return on work for Auckland Uni’s lowest paid Some of the lowest paid people at the University of Auckland can now look forward to a fairer return on their work from next year, thanks to Tertiary Education Union members (TEU) who have negotiated collectively for […]

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Empower locals to decide the future of WITT

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Empower locals to decide the future of WITT

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Empower locals to decide the future of WITT Staff, students and the local community should decide the future of Western Institute of Technology Taranaki (WITT), not an external advisor with little experience of what it is like to work and study in the area, the Tertiary Education […]

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Decision to scrap National’s flawed pay equity bill a positive step

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Decision to scrap National’s flawed pay equity bill a positive step

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Decision to scrap National’s flawed pay equity bill a positive step The new government has moved quickly to scrap National’s flawed Equal Pay and Pay Equity Bill, a decision that was welcomed by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) as a positive step towards making sure women are […]

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Closing internationally recognised courses would turn off tap of Kiwi talent

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Closing internationally recognised courses would turn off tap of Kiwi talent

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Closing internationally recognised courses would turn off tap of Kiwi talent Plans announced by University of Otago management yesterday to shut down New Zealand’s only comprehensive bachelors to doctorate degree qualification in clothing and textiles science would severely undermine a valuable sector that draws world class talent to […]

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NorthTec cuts can be avoided with new Minister’s support

By   /  October 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on NorthTec cuts can be avoided with new Minister’s support

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NorthTec cuts can be avoided with new Minister’s support Plans announced today for massive job cuts at NorthTec are symptomatic of National’s misguided approach to funding tertiary education and can be avoided with the support of the new government, the Tertiary Education Union said today. Management at NorthTec […]

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New Minister must reform tertiary education for the benefit of all Kiwis

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on New Minister must reform tertiary education for the benefit of all Kiwis

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Minister must reform tertiary education for the benefit of all Kiwis Rebuilding the tertiary education sector into one that benefits us all is an urgent priority for the new government, and to support the new Education Minister, Chris Hipkins, deliver the change we need, the Tertiary Education […]

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Labour’s tertiary education promise gives people a real choice at this election

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Vote to Keep it Public, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Labour’s tertiary education promise gives people a real choice at this election

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s tertiary education promise gives people a real choice at this election Labour’s promise to give everyone one year full-time study free means voters have a real choice this election about the future of public tertiary education, the Tertiary Education Union said today. Labour said […]

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One hundred tertiary education stories that National needs to hear

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on One hundred tertiary education stories that National needs to hear

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: One hundred tertiary education stories that National needs to hear The power of publicly funded tertiary education to change lives and transform communities is confirmed today by a collection of personal stories told by those who know just how important public tertiary education is to them, their whānau, […]

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Labour’s promise puts future of public tertiary education on the ballot paper

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Labour’s promise puts future of public tertiary education on the ballot paper

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s promise puts future of public tertiary education on the ballot paper Labour’s promise to ditch the National-led Government’s plans to change the law so that public funds can be diverted to for-profit education offers voters a real choice in this election about the future […]

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Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, General staff, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk Staff at the University of Otago are deeply concerned about the impact Vice-Chancellor Harlene Hayne’s plan to cut 182 full time equivalent jobs will have on students and the university’s ability to continue providing […]

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MPs must not rush debate on huge change to tertiary education funding

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on MPs must not rush debate on huge change to tertiary education funding

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: MPs must not rush debate on huge change to tertiary education funding MPs must not rush debate on a change of law that would give for-profit tertiary education companies equal funding to universities, polytechnics and wānanga, more than one-hundred students, academics, general staff and union representatives have […]

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Ministers must commit to properly funding Telford takeover

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Lincoln University, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Ministers must commit to properly funding Telford takeover

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers must commit to properly funding Telford takeover Before signing-off on an agreement for Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre to take-over the Telford division of Lincoln University, Ministers must make sure a properly funded long-term plan is put in place to ensure continued provision of training opportunities in […]

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Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Timaru let down by National’s tertiary education approach The decision to cut five courses at the Ara Institute of Canterbury is symptomatic of an approach to tertiary education that is failing local communities, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. Management’s decision to cut five level […]

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Labour’s immigration policy needs to backed by promise to fund public tertiary institutions properly

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities  /  Comments Off on Labour’s immigration policy needs to backed by promise to fund public tertiary institutions properly

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s immigration policy needs to backed by promise to fund public tertiary institutions properly Today the Labour Party announced a new immigration policy, including proposals to stop issuing student visas to people wanting to study certain courses and to restrict the availability of post-study work […]

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Transfer of funds from public to private tertiary education an ideological choice

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities  /  Comments Off on Transfer of funds from public to private tertiary education an ideological choice

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Transfer of funds from public to private tertiary education an ideological choice Today’s budget will cut funding to public tertiary education, handing millions of dollars of public funds to the private sector. Commenting on the announcement, Tertiary Education Union National Secretary, Sharn Riggs, said: “Today Stephen Joyce […]

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Minister must review pressure to pass crisis before enshrining in law National’s failed approach to tertiary education

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Minister must review pressure to pass crisis before enshrining in law National’s failed approach to tertiary education

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Minister must review pressure to pass crisis before enshrining in law National’s failed approach to tertiary education National’s approach to tertiary education is putting staff under immense pressure to pass students and must be the subject of a thorough sector-wide review before further changes are enshrined […]

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