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MIL-OSI New Zealand: TEU elects Michael Gilchrist as new president

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, KB, Labour, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Strike

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, AUT, CTF, DJF, Education, English, KB, living wage, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, United States of America, Universities  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: MPs must vote to give students and staff a strong voice

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Trade, United States of America, Universities, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Latest commissioner appointment heaps pressure on Education Minister for urgent change

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, Employment, English, ITPs, Media releases, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Trade, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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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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