Welcome to PPTA
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 20:06
Welcome to the website of the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA), the professional association representing teachers and principals in secondary and area schools, and teachers in intermediates, technicraft centres, and community education.
Zoning out – is it time for a review?
- Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014 02:44
18 September 2014
The last few years have seen rising inequality between schools and the erosion of students’ right to attend their local school.
These are just some of the impacts of the current school zoning policy that PPTA members will be addressing at their annual conference this month.
Prepared by PPTA’s Waikato region the paper Zoning, Enrolment Schemes and Choice – Educational Apartheid? identifies unfairness and waste in the current zoning system and calls for a review, PPTA president Angela Roberts said.
New charter schools irresponsible
- Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 04:08
11 September 2014
By approving four new charter schools the government is being reckless with public money and careless with our kids.
PPTA president Angela Roberts said the announcement of the new schools was “totally irresponsible” and would come at a huge cost to the existing school network.
10 parties, 10 questions
- Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014 21:18
PPTA News asked 10 political parties how they would respond to various education issues as part of a government.