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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff and communities

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Education, English, ITPs, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weather, Wellington, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff and communities

Source: Tertiary Education Union Press release 18 September 2018 Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff andcommunities Staff at Whitireia and Weltec polytechnics are resigned to the fact thatthe Minister of Education will be appointing a commissioner to replace thecouncil overseeing both institutions but they are shocked by the poorfinancial positions of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unitec Commissioner and CE urged to slow down

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Education, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unitec  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unitec Commissioner and CE urged to slow down

Source: Tertiary Education Union Unitec Commissioner and CE urged to slow down The announcement that 19 courses and up to 200 jobs may be affected by change at Unitec may not have been a shock to staff, but the speed of consultation proposed is untenable. Yesterday Unitec’s interim chief executive Merran Davis told Checkpoint it needed to reduce […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Budget, Business, Commerce, Education, Employment, English, General staff, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, United States of America, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training Stuart McCutcheon’s axe has fallen on the University of Auckland’sFaculty of Education and Social Work after 21 staff were told this weekthat their jobs are on the line. Echoing through the Beehive,McCutcheon’s axing of each and every job will make it harder forJacinda Ardern […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Latest cash injection for polytech signals need for major change

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Commerce, Education, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Wellington, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Latest cash injection for polytech signals need for major change

Source: Tertiary Education Union Latest cash injection for polytech signals need for major change Press release The government’s decision to provide a $15m bailout for WhitireiaPolytechnic and moves to replace the joint Whitireia-Weltec council with acommissioner is further evidence of the need to fundamentally rethink thefunding, governance, and management models used in the tertiary educationsector […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision at Lincoln

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Environment, Lincoln University, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision at Lincoln

Source: Tertiary Education Union TEU Press Release 22 August 2018 Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision atLincoln The latest exploration of a partnership or merger opportunity between twotertiary education institutions is further evidence that we need to rethinkthe sector’s funding system, the TEU said. Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury (UC)announced […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Culture, Education, Employment, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. McCutcheon’s decision to axe 5.5 full-time equivalent jobs, equal to 30 per cent of those working in European languages, suggests he does not see […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Budget, Education, Employment, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, United States of America, Universities, University Of Auckland, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

Source: Tertiary Education Union On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Stuart McCutcheon is cutting the jobs of the very people we need […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, Employment, English, ITPs, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Trade, Unitec, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

Source: Tertiary Education Union The ideologically-driven restructuring experiment embarked on by Unitec’s previous executive leadership team, with the blessing of former Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce, is one of the main reasons why current Education Minister, Chris Hipkins has been forced to dissolve the institution’s Council and appoint a Commissioner in its place. That’s the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Culture, Education, Employment, English, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Source: Tertiary Education Union Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, Employment, English, ITPs, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Trade, Universities, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

Source: Tertiary Education Union All future policy and funding must be based on the understanding that an accessible, fully funded and quality tertiary education sector is a core part of people’s every day lives. That’s the advice staff working in the sector have given to the Education Minister today in a report published as part of national education […]

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