Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Organiser

Lawrence O’Halloran

Email Lawrence.o’halloran@teu.ac.nz
Massey University
Private Bag 11 222,
Palmerston North 4442
Phone 06 356 9099 extn 85470 or 027 242 2993
Fax 06 350 5652

Branch President

Ropata Maxwell

r.maxwell@witt.ac.nz 

Employment Agreement

FINAL WITT 2012 to 2014

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  • WITT votes on new pay system

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    Tertiary Update Vol 16 No 9 TEU members at the Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki (WITT) are voting on a new, more transparent, pay system. Negotiations at WITT were late to ...

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  • WITT council mute on controversial decision

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    The Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki (WITT) council met last week for the first time since the fallout over its decision to advertise for a new chief executive. However the ...

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  • Walsh and Handley move on

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    Victoria University’s vice chancellor Professor Pat Walsh surprised a few Wellingtonians this week when he announced he would not be seeking a third term as vice-chancellor at the university. Chancellor Ian ...

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  • Foundation studies campaign saves jobs at UCOL

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    TEU’s national day of action opposing cuts to foundation studies campaign drew widespread publicity and a small initial victory at UCOL where several jobs were saved. As last week’s day of ...

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  • Protests over foundation studies cut

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    Tertiary Update Vol 15 No 41 TEU members are holding protests and meetings at polytechnics around the country today to convince the government to put more money into foundation studies education ...

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  • Foundation studies cuts continue around the country

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    Following UCOL’s announcements of massive course closures and staff cuts as a result of government funding cuts, other polytechnics are now also announcing course closures and staff cuts. The Nelson Mail reported that ...

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  • Polytechnics lose in L1-2 funding scramble

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    The uneven way the Tertiary Education Commission distributed its $38 million level 1-2 funding available for tender means some polytechnics will probably have to cut courses and restructure or reorganise ...

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  • Funding cuts to regional job opportunities

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    Data from the Tertiary Education Commission shows that government funding for metropolitan based polytechnics has fallen by 1 percent between 2010 and 2011, but it fell by a massive 11 ...

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  • Minister opts for shared council appointments

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    Minister for tertiary education, skills and employment, Steven Joyce, has continued to appoint people to multiple polytechnic councils. Malcolm Inglis, who is the current deputy chair of UCOL council will now ...

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  • Hui-ā-Motu 2012, WITT

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    Hui-ā-Motu will be held at WITT, New Plymouth, from Friday 23 March to Sunday 25 March.   TEU Travel Policy This policy applies to all members of the Tertiary Education Union and may ...

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  • More polytechnic students

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    Some polytechnics are reporting strong enrolments and say relatively high unemployment is continuing to drive people into tertiary education according to Radio New Zealand According to Radio NZ tertiary institutions in ...

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  • WITT gains from PTE closure

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    Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki (WITT) is hoping to capitalise on the abrupt closure of the Practical Education Institute (PEI), a New Plymouth-based private training establishment. The Taranaki Daily Newsreports ...

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  • More trades academies announced

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    Education Minister Anne Tolley has announced the ten new Trades Academies, which are to open around New Zealand from 2012, providing practical skills training for secondary school students while allowing ...

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  • Surpluses at public institutions raise questions about priorities

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    Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 25 Ministry of Education statistics show the average surplus as a percentage of revenue at public tertiary education providers climbing dramatically from 1.9 percent in 2006 to 5.2 ...

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