Annual Conference

Annual-Conference-logo-2016-200The 2016 PPTA Annual Conference will be held at the Brentwood Hotel, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington from Tuesday 27 September to Thursday 29 September 2016.

Annual Conference is the decision making authority of PPTA.

PPTA provides live, web-streamed coverage of all the speeches, debates and decisions of our annual conference.

icon Programme - Annual Conference 2016 (173.18 kB)


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Link to PPTA webpage Conference papers




Papers discussed at the PPTA Annual conference 2015

PPTA’s 2015 Annual conference was held 29 Sept – 1 Oct in Wellington.

These conference papers have been produced by the PPTA Executive to inform debate around a number of secondary education issues. Some of the recommendations in these papers have now changed or been dropped.  Please contact us if you want further information.

icon The NCEA: Can it be saved?

icon Charter schools: an update

icon Initial teacher education in change: But is it for the better?

icon EDUCANZ: the current state of play

icon Middle leadership in crisis

icon Constitutional amendments

Read more about papers here:

Pasi Sahlberg - A Finnish lesson on education for all

Pasi Sahlbergl's presentation to the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA) annual conference on building an education system based on equity, 'less-is-more' and professionalism.