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Taking action together is the first step in taking control of your working life, winning respect for your hard work, and ensuring all New Zealanders have access to quality public tertiary education. Join us and take action today!


Tertiary Lives

Staff, students, and communities must shape the next Tertiary Education Strategy. The government strategy will set the direction of our polytechnics, universities, and wānanga for the next five years. Let the government know what tertiary lives contribute to New Zealand.

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State of the Sector

Staff conditions of work are students’ conditions of learning. But year after year conditions of teaching, learning, and research have come under attack. Together we must turn this around!

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Reform of Vocational Education

A coordinated and collaborative vocational education system is needed to ensure all communities have access to the transformative power of education. The Labour government decided to unify the provision of vocational education provision into a single entity. Check in here to find out the latest news and to help us keep Labour honest around its promise to build a strong and accessible VET system.

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  • For wages that let everyone thrive, and workloads that let us spend time with families and friends
  • For secure jobs, proper professional development, and building respectful workplaces
  • For quality teaching, learning, and student support that transforms lives
  • For workplaces where we can work together on research and innovation that changes the world