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Welcome to PPTA
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 00:45
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.
MP pay rise points the way for teachers
- Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:40
26 February 2015
While teacher salaries have fallen well behind inflation over the last five years, MPs’ pay has kept much closer to the cost of living.
Today’s announcement by the Remuneration Authority will see MPs earning twice as much as those who teach our children, PPTA president Angela Roberts said.
“While we are pleased to see our representatives being recognised for the important work they do, it would be great to see the teaching profession receive the same support and recognition,” she said.
“Not only have teacher wages not kept up with inflation over the last five years, they have fallen around 5% behind. Teachers bore the brunt of belt-tightening during tough economic times and it’s time to make up for this.”
2015 Issues & Organising Seminar
- Last Updated on Monday, 23 February 2015 18:04
The PPTA Delegate Leadership Development workshop will be held on Friday 6 March 2015.
The PPTA Issues and Organising Seminar will be held on Saturday 7 March and Sunday 8 March 2015.
The workshop and seminar are being held at the Brentwood Hotel, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington.