It is truly bizarre that we had a situation where a teachers union was opposing a government proposal to pay their member more.
The NZEI though, has now swallowed the dead rat, and decided to not oppose it after making some trifling changes to the proposals.
A teachers union is dropping its opposition to the Government’s $155 million a year plan to pay teachers more to improve schools after negotiating changes to the scheme.
The deal agreed with the Education Ministry opens the way for more schools to join a revised version of the programme known as Investing in Educational Success.
The Educational Institute (NZEI) said the changes include allowing early childhood services to join the scheme, which was originally just for schools. Read more »