The Union Report – Education Special with Ian Leckie, National Secretary of the NZEI and Austen Pageau the PPTA’s spokesperson for the emerging teachers network.
Issue 1 – According to the Prime Minister, the only problem with larger classroom sizes was the sales pitch – does this suggest that the Prime Minister isn’t listening?
Issue 2 – Why are we adopting an idea like Charter Schools from the far right ACT Party?
Issue 3 – Student allowance cut backs, national standards and the gutting of adult education – is this Government committed to Public Education?
OTHER UNION NEWS
‘Secret’ breakthrough at port http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10813550
SkyCity worker threatened with sack over bible – union http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/skycity-worker-threatened-sack-over-bible-union-4935598
Casino worker faces action over Bible at work http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10813873
Aotearoa NZ Is Still Not For Sale. National Day of Action against Asset Sales, Saturday July 14 2012 http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1206/S00219/national-day-of-action-against-asset-sales-july-14-2012.htm
Asset sales law should be delayed until public has say http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1206/S00192/asset-sales-law-should-be-delayed-until-public-has-say.htm
Harawira: Mixed Ownership Model Bill – Second Reading http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1206/S00205/harawira-mixed-ownership-model-bill-second-reading.htm
John Minto: Minister’s rose-tinted glasses are two generations out of date http://johnminto.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/ministers-rose-tinted-glasses-are-two-generations-out-of-date/