Another round of strike action is set to take place with NZEI TE Riu Roa members who are Learning Support specialists, employed directly by the Ministry of Education, voting to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August.
The Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa) Amendment Bill has passed its second reading, bringing New Zealand “one step closer to restoring the voice of teachers to their own professional body,” according to Education Minister Chris Hipkins.
Recently we were working with a group of principals when one of them lamented that her bosses at the Department were on her case as she wasn’t being "transformational" enough in her role as a school leader.
The highly-anticipated strike by primary teachers and principals has come and gone – but the outcome of their collective bargaining negotiations with the Ministry of Education remains to be seen.
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Primary school teachers, principals and their supporters were out in force today for their first strike in 24 years.
The end is in sight for a group of Ministry of Education-employed support workers on a 12 year journey to achieve pay equity.
Today’s the big day for the nation’s primary school teachers and principals as they undertake their first strike in 24 years.