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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 27 Feb 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. Teachers, principals boycott new council
2. Library changes will hurt kids, say protesters
3. Relationships between Maori families and schools must be strengthened
4. Rangiora High School tensions revealed
5. Parata lowered the bar for failing charter school - Hipkins
6. Partnership Schools—Whangaruru School - Questions for oral answer
7. Are teachers hard-working professionals? (OECD)

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SecondaryEd news 26 Feb 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. MP pay rise points the way for teachers
2. Act 'likely to muzzle teachers'
3. Steve McCabe on The Panel 25 Feb
4. Nominations open for new education profession body
5. Parata lowered the bar for failing charter school
6. Rangiora High School board sacked
7. Rangiora High School BoT Dissolution – Statement
8. Community of Southland schools
9. Dannevirke: Big crackdown on truancy
10. Girl Bullying (17'56")
11. Kelston Girls' College taken off KidsCan waiting list (video)
12. MPs in line for a pay rise (Employment)
13. Union chief Helen Kelly reveals she has lung cancer (Union)

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SecondaryEd news 25 Feb 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. How well does the education system support Maori?
2. Education for Maori: Relationships between schools and whanau. (OAG report)
3. Charter schools should expect no mercy
4. Ministry orders school, sack your principal or close your doors
5. MoE Charter School information (links to ERO reports)
6. Charter schools part of Maori development
7. Cyber-bullies to lose cellphones at schools
8. Editorial: Schools should remain secular
9. School bus routes get overhaul
10. Polyfest to receive $200,000
11. A Step Closer to Unravelling Child Poverty
12. Pay inequality continues to be ignored in this country too

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