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National is trying to change the law to require Ministers to give the exact same funding to profit-driven firms as tertiary education institutions established to serve the public good. Subsidising private companies with public funds intended for polytechnics, universities and wānanga could see public institutions and local communities lose out to overseas companies that prioritise profit over education. Sign up to help make sure...

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National is trying to change the law to require Ministers to give the exact same funding to profit-driven firms as tertiary education institutions established to serve the public good. Subsidising private companies with public funds intended for polytechnics, universities and wānanga could see public institutions and local communities lose out to companies that prioritise profit over education. Sign up to find out how you can help the...

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National is trying to change the law to require Ministers to give the exact same funding to profit-driven firms as tertiary education institutions established to serve the public good. Subsidising private companies with public funds intended for polytechnics, universities and wānanga could see public institutions and local communities lose out to companies that prioritise profit over education. Sign up to find out how you can help the...

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Tertiary Update Vol 20 No 14 For-profit tertiary education providers may continue to let down students if a law change proposed by the Tertiary Education Minister, Paul Goldsmith, goes ahead, the TEU has warned. The warning follows news that one of New Zealand’s largest for-profit tertiary education providers for international students repeatedly failed to meet minimum educational standards, raising doubts about whether many of its...

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For people working in the aged residential, disability and home support sectors, gender biased low wages should be a thing of the past, the TEU said following a landmark decision to settle an equal pay case. The proposed equal pay settlement will make a huge difference to 55,000 mainly female caregivers and is a significant step towards addressing gender inequality in New Zealand. Care and support workers will see their pay lift to...

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