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Secondary teachers’ union and Ministry of Education begin negotiating over pay

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says teachers are seeking “unreasonable total costs” in collective contract negotiations.

Secondary teachers’ union not ruling out strike action

The Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) is not ruling out joining the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) in taking strike action.

Preschool teachers seeking public support for pay pledge

Early childhood teachers and teaching support staff in Marlborough have called for an end to a six year pay freeze.

The case for an overhaul of the learning support system

ORS funding allows the ministry to provide specialists, additional teachers, aides and support items to students, to help their needs. About 1 per cent of students receive ORS funding.

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More education professionals to vote on striking

NZEI: Learning Support specialists employed directly by the Ministry of Education have begun a secret online vote over whether to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August.