Annual Conference


The 2015 PPTA Annual Conference will be held at the Brentwood Hotel, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington from Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 1 October 2015.

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.

External website Annual Conference 2014 - Video of livestream

Twitter hashtag - #pptaconf2015

If you were unable to catch the coverage live, clips of key speeches will be available on the website for the remainder of the year.


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Link to PPTA webpage Conference papers

 

 

 

PPTA Annual Conference 2013

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New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA) Annual Conference 2013  
Annual Conference was held 1 - 3 October at the Brentwood Hotel, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington.

Link to External website 2013 Conference proceedings  - watch online

Many of the conference papers had their recommendations changed by delegates during debate at the conference - the changed recommendations will be uploaded as soon as possible.

Annual Conference Papers included:

Equipping schools to fight poverty - a community hub approach

Equipping schools to fight poverty - a community hub approach: This paper acknowledges the impact of poverty on learning and assesses the effectiveness of community hub schools as a response - properly equipping schools to do more in their local communities.

Download pdf Equipping schools to fight poverty - a community hub approach

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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.

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Karran Harper Royal - A warning about disaster capitalism and public education.

Karran Harper Royal's presentation to the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA) annual conference on her experience of the privatisation of public education in New Orleans.

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