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New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA) update on secondary education and union issues in the news, with the main focus on New Zealand.

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SecondaryEd news 31 Oct 2014

Media items selected by the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) as an update on secondary education and union issues in the news, with the main focus on New Zealand.

All links open to the actual article on the news website.

1. Ministry will recruit new principal for GGHS
2. Education Ministry discusses consent education (9'32")
3. Academy guides students into workplace
4. Food banks feed many Kiwi kids
5. Positive change seen in Roast Busters case
6. Decisions today for King's 'hazing' pupils
7. University academic appointed to Literacy Research Panel
8. Schools must go the extracurricular mile, report argues (UK)
9. The Equity Projection (US)
10. This Is What Happens When You Criticize Teach for America (US)
11. Gordon Campbell on the links between bad labour laws and poor safety practices (Employment)

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SecondaryEd news 30 Oct 2014

Media items selected by the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) as an update on secondary education and union issues in the news, with the main focus on New Zealand.

All links open to the actual article on the news website.

1. ERO report confirms Waitaki Boys' woes
2. Should social media be taught in school?
3. The Lowdown – seeking Maori rangatahi to share their journey through depression/anxiety
4. Kiwis to fight back against TPPA 'corporate trap
5. Controversial reforms set to pass (Employment)
6. AEU Federal President Angelo Gavrielatos resigns to take up position with Education International(Australia)
7. No return for Sweden’s free schools (Sweden)
8. Luring the 'best and brightest': Singapore has much to teach on education (Singapore)

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