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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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National’s failure to keep Ara pledge a betrayal of Timaru community

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, Employment, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on National’s failure to keep Ara pledge a betrayal of Timaru community

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: National’s failure to keep Ara pledge a betrayal of Timaru community National will be betraying a pledge to ensure quality tertiary education provision in Timaru unless it intervenes to save five primary training courses earmarked for closure at the Ara Institute of Canterbury, the TEU said today. Management […]

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Evidence shows a ‘crisis of staff well-being’ has engulfed tertiary education under National and is harming students

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Evidence shows a ‘crisis of staff well-being’ has engulfed tertiary education under National and is harming students

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Evidence shows a ‘crisis of staff well-being’ has engulfed tertiary education under National and is harming students Staff at tertiary education institutions are experiencing higher levels of stress, unsustainable workloads and are feeling more alienated from their jobs compared to a decade ago and […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

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 […]

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

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 […]

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WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain

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 […]

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New Telford Transition Statement a Symptom of Misguided Government Funding Approaches

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Manukau cuts Foundation Studies and English again

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 […]

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Language cuts would harm Victoria’s culture

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 […]

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Northtec the first to announce Level 2 funding cuts

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 […]

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