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HealthCarePlus Newsletter Summer 2017


Posted By on Jan 17, 2018

HealthCarePlus is a not-for-profit incorporated society that assists participating union members and their families access to competitive health cover. Read the latest HealthCarePlus newsletter here....

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NorthTec bosses have invited staff aged over 62 years to express an interest in quitting their jobs, raising fears that institution bosses are considering a further restructure by stealth, as well as wasting public money. The retire or resign offer has been made to staff who are not already affected by NorthTec management’s decision last week to press ahead with plans to cut more than 40 jobs, axe courses and close the...

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The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today that the State Services Commission (SSC) should take steps to reduce the imbalance in pay between Vice-Chancellors and Chief Executives and other staff of tertiary education institutions (TEIs). State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has called for the brakes to go on chief executive pay across the State Sector following publication of the Senior Pay Report 2017 earlier this week. He...

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Today’s Education Review Office (ERO) report showing a ‘widespread’ lack of confidence in teacher graduates’ preparedness for the classroom is a  reminder to government and institution bosses that tertiary education staff must be listened to when training courses are changed. Expert staff and practitioners warned the Ministry of Education, the Tertiary Education Commission and colleges of education bosses that...

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Tertiary Update – Vol 20 No 38 Kiwis that have recently left school, or who have done less than half a full time year of post-school education or training will be eligible to study fees-free next year. The new fees-free policy fulfils an election promise made by Labour and is expected to benefit 80,000 people, an estimated 50,000 of whom would train or study at a polytechnic, as industry trainees or at a wānanga. Students’ fees...

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