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Ghostwriitng Unacceptable says TEU

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Ghostwriitng Unacceptable says TEU

Source: Tertiary Education Union Press Release Friday 16 May 2019 Ghostwriting must be taken seriously, says TEU ‘Cheating by university students paying ‘ghostwriters’ to write essays for them is totally unacceptable and requires a nationally co-ordinated response’, says the New Zealand Tertiary Education Union. TEU National President Michael Gilchrist says ‘Unfortunately the news that this […]

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Money for Reform Vocational Education

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Voices of tertiary education  /  Comments Off on Money for Reform Vocational Education

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi welcomes the pre-budget announcement of $197 million for the reform of vocational education saying it’s a step in the right direction. President Michael Gilchrist says TEU has been working hard alongside Labour to ensure that in the long term students and communities have access […]

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TEU to honour Grey and Soal with Life Membership Awards

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on TEU to honour Grey and Soal with Life Membership Awards

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) willhonour Dr Sandra Grey and former Aoraki Branch President Carol Soal LifeMembership Awards at its annual conference on Monday evening. Dr Sandra Grey joined AUS in 1999 while she was studying at the Universityof Auckland, and again in 2003 after securing […]

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It’s time for PBRF to go.

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on It’s time for PBRF to go.

Source: Tertiary Education Union Media release: It’s time for PBRF to go. As results of the fourth Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) Quality Evaluation round are released, the Tertiary Education Union is repeating its call for PBRF to be scrapped. National President, Michael Gilchrist, says the major review of the PBRF planned by the government […]

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Proper planning, not cuts demanded at Whitireia and Weltec

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Proper planning, not cuts demanded at Whitireia and Weltec

Source: Tertiary Education Union Press Release Tuesday 9 April 2019 Proper planning, not cuts demanded at Whitireia and Weltec Staff at Whitireia and Weltec are making a stand for a quality vocationaleducation system that places communities at its centre. This can only beachieved if there is a strong plan that involves students, staff, andcommunity, according […]

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Expertise and resources the key to vocational education reforms

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Expertise and resources the key to vocational education reforms

Source: Tertiary Education Union Media release 9 April 2019 Expertise and resources the key to vocational education reforms Ensuring students get access to expert teachers and industry practitionersis the focus of the Tertiary Education Union’s submission on the Reform ofVocational Education made public today. But the best laid plans for thefuture will not succeed unless […]

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Bold proposal puts people at the heart of vocational education

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Employment, FifthEstate1, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Voices of tertiary education, Vote to Keep it Public  /  Comments Off on Bold proposal puts people at the heart of vocational education

Source: Tertiary Education Union Press release 13 February 2019 Bold proposal puts people at the heart of vocational education Staff can turn their attention to opening doors for students and communities with creative teaching, learning, and research under bold changes proposed today for vocational education says the Tertiary Education Union. Education Minister, Chris Hipkins, today […]

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Staff are the foundation for the future of tertiary education

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Employment, FifthEstate1, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Staff are the foundation for the future of tertiary education

Source: Tertiary Education Union Education Minister, Chris Hipkins is reminded today by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) that the success of his planned reform of institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITP) will depend on the extraordinary skill, knowledge and experience of the people working and studying in the sector. In its report Changing Lives, published this […]

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Do the right thing Minister, support Taratahi students and staff

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Do the right thing Minister, support Taratahi students and staff

Source: Tertiary Education Union Following the news yesterday that people working at the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture could be forced to go without pay, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) called on the Minister to step in immediately to support those affected and their families.  “It is simply not right that the people who commit their working lives […]

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Taratahi liquidation shows time for change is now

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Taratahi liquidation shows time for change is now

Source: Tertiary Education Union Confirmation today that the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture [1] is to be liquidated proves that the tertiary education sector needs urgent reform – and that the tens of thousands of people that dedicate their working lives to teaching others need to be better supported when government policy fails so demonstrably. Education Minister Chris […]

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Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, AUT, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities  /  Comments Off on Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

Source: Tertiary Education Union Following successful strike action, members of the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have voted to accept an improved offer from the employer that will remove all pay rates below the Living Wage and boost pay by 3 per cent for all staff that are part of the […]

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Commit to further employment changes before election, Labour and NZF told

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Wānanga, Women  /  Comments Off on Commit to further employment changes before election, Labour and NZF told

Source: Tertiary Education Union Although welcoming the progress of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill (ERAB) in Parliament this week as a first step in addressing the imbalance between working people and employers, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) today called on Labour and New Zealand First to commit to further changes ahead of the next election. “MPs took […]

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TEU reiterates vital importance of protecting academic freedom

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, KB, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Speak Up, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Tertiary Update, Unions, Voices of tertiary education  /  Comments Off on TEU reiterates vital importance of protecting academic freedom

Source: Tertiary Education UnionTEU reiterates vital importance of protecting academic freedom The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) has reiterated the vital importance of protecting academic freedom and the right of academics to conduct research and disseminate and publish the results. TEU Deputy Secretary Nanette Cormack said: “It is vitally important to […]

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Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, ITPs, KB, Love Humanities, Maori, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

Source: Tertiary Education Union A new report launched today by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) calls on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to restore a decade of lost tertiary education funding to at least 2.7 per cent of GDP by 2021, and to replace National’s failed market model with a […]

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Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Victoria University of Wellington  /  Comments Off on Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Vice-Chancellor of the Victoria University of Wellington, Professor Grant Guilford has been told by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) to come clean about his plans for the future of the university after all staff were sent an email yesterday inviting them to apply for voluntary redundancy. The TEU has also sought a meeting with […]

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Whitireia and WelTec Merger

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Whitireia and WelTec Merger

Source: Tertiary Education Union CE and Commissioner must listen to staff and make regional needs apriority in proposed merger of Whitireia and WelTec The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) today called on Chief Executive ChrisGosling and Commissioner Neil Barnes to take seriously the views of staffand students affected by their proposal to merge Whitireia with WelTec,which […]

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TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president

Source: Tertiary Education Union Media release – 23 October 2018 Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president TEU members have elected Michael Gilchrist as their national president forthe next two years. Gilchrist works at Victoria University as a Head Tutorin Philosophy and is currently completing his […]

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Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Strike

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, AUT, DJF, Education, KB, living wage, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities  /  Comments Off on Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Strike

Source: Tertiary Education Union Union members at the Auckland University of Technology have votedoverwhelmingly in favour of taking strike action in regard to theircollective negotiations that have so far seen management not agreeing totheir salary claims. The claims include a 3% increase and that the lowestpaid staff members should be paid the Living Wage. Tertiary […]

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MPs must vote to give students and staff a strong voice

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on MPs must vote to give students and staff a strong voice

Source: Tertiary Education Union Tertiary Education Union (TEU) national president Sandra Grey and NZ Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) president Jonathan Gee today welcomed a new amendment to the Education Amendment Bill tabled by Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick that, if passed, will increase student and staff representation on tertiary education councils. “It is vital that MPs vote […]

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Latest commissioner appointment heaps pressure on Education Minister for urgent change

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Latest commissioner appointment heaps pressure on Education Minister for urgent change

Source: Tertiary Education Union Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ decision to formally dissolve the combined council of WelTec and Whitireia and appoint a commissioner in its place is a clear sign that New Zealanders cannot afford for the current model of tertiary education provision to continue any longer, and that change is an urgent priority, the Tertiary Education […]

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