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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 1 Apr 2015

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. New college block takes shape
2. Parents of St Bede's rowers drop legal action
3. Exciting Rangatahi About the Potential of Science
4. New trustees for controversial kura
5. Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world
6. A long way to go for Vanuatu schools: UNICEF
7. Four in 10 new teachers quit within a year (UK)
9. New Zealand Parliament - 1. Economy—Dividends to Families(Employment)
10. NZ behind in paid parental leave (Employment)
11. Economic Bulletin 166: The Wage Gap with Australia - No Improvement (Employment)

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SecondaryEd news 31 Mar 2015

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. Teaching jobs on the rise
2. Parents want kids to learn Mandarin - survey
3. Mediation a better way to sort out school discipline
4. Missing boy: School 'isn't a fortress'
5. Haka farewell for Boys' High head
6. New Boys' High head has 'student focus'
7. St Bede's College hires new lawyer for rowing stoush
8. More teachers tripping up
9. Teacher admits sending inappropriate texts
10. False allegations can blight teaching, says ATL union (UK)
11. South Korean education ranks high, but it’s the kids who pay

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SecondaryEd news 30 Mar 2015

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. Learning to learn in secondary classrooms (research)
2. Financial literacy in secondary schools (research)
3. Dress to impress, teachers told
4. St Bede's rowing duo miss national trials
5. Schools' water quality under the pump
6. Reflections on ISTP 2014
7. Minister delighted with calibre of nominations
8. Saturday jobs ‘can damage exam grades for teenagers’ (UK)
(NZ info - Schoolchildren in paid employment: a summary of research findings)
9. Lessons And Directions From The CREDO Urban Charter School StudyUS)

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