Primary teachers and principals across New Zealand are currently negotiating their collective agreement with the Ministry of Education. An initial offer was brought to union members to consider, but it has been rejected. NZEI (the union for Primary Principals and Teachers) has surveyed their members and they have voted to have a full day strike on August the 15th.
The wider education sector is nearing crisis point. The major points around this are:
What are the they campaigning for?