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 - #pptaconf

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


Annual conference logo 2014Link to PPTA webpage PPTA's EDUCANZ battle continues (1 October 2014 media release)

Link to PPTA webpage School funding failing vulnerable students – time for a better way? (1 October 2014 media release)

Link to PPTA webpage Seaworthy ships and stormy seas - PPTA annual conference 2014 (30 September 2014 media release)

Link to PPTA webpage Conference papers

 

 

 

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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President's speech to the 2012 PPTA annual conference

PPTA president Robin Duff's address to the 2012 New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA) Annual Conference.

Speech to Annual Conference 2012

Tena Koutou, Tena koutou, Tena koutou katoa. Nau mai haere mai ki tenei wananga ki Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

I believe 2012 will go down as a watershed year in New Zealand education. It is the year when the public education system which has served all New Zealanders  for over 100 years, - not just the elite that some would prefer -  has been left perched on the edge of a precipice.

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