By Guest Author 27 October, 2017

NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart looks forward to 2018.

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It’s time

By EA Staff 27 October, 2017

NZEI Te Riu Roa National Secretary Paul Goulter says a pay jolt is needed for the education sector.

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Pay equity

By Paul Goulter 24 April, 2017

One of the more remarkable events in New Zealand politics recently has been the prominence of the debate over gender pay gaps and in particular pay equity. It is pleasing…

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Funding message

By Lynda Stuart 24 April, 2017

As I write this, the Better Funding, Better Learning tour continues around the country. The focus is to highlight the issues that are being faced by our schools, kura and…

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Making history

By Louise Green 27 September, 2016

Louise Green We have long wanted changes to the way education is resourced, to address inequity and to meet the needs of our most vulnerable children. However, the government’s seven…

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'We must be vigilant and united'

By Louise Green 12 July, 2016

Tension In a recent speech to an Education Council seminar, the Minister of Education Hekia Parata stated: “A key indicator of success (of the new council) will be if in…

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Rising to the challenge of system change

By Jane Blaikie 19 April, 2016

Changing times – Paul Goulter With the constant swirl in education it can be difficult to get a frame of how it all fits together. At a government level, there…

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On the way to equal pay

By Jane Blaikie 20 January, 2016

Three support workers, special education, have stepped up to take a case for equal pay. Mary Jones from Masterton (centre) and Kathy Power, (left) Christchurch, are pictured here with Kristine…

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Letter: Exploitation of migrants in ECE

By EA Staff 18 January, 2016

New migrants to New Zealand are being exploited in early childhood education services. This is one example I have come across. As an overseas student, “L” needed first to gain…

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The fight is alive

By Louise Green 30 September, 2015

NZEI members have given a cautious Yes to the Ministry of Education’s Communities of Learning offer, which came out of our Joint Initiative work. We did not achieve everything we…

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