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Vol. 74/No. 43      November 15, 2010

New Zealand: Teachers
protest cutbacks
Militant/Baskaran Appu

AUCKLAND, New Zealand—Six hundred teachers and supporters turned out October 30 for a march and rally called by the New Zealand Educational Institute, the union that organizes 44,000 junior school and preschool teachers. Marking World Teachers’ Day, the action supported the union’s campaigns against government education policy—especially funding cuts that will result in the loss of teachers’ jobs and increases in fees for workers sending their children to preschools.


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