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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 5 - 10 Feb 2016

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.

Apologies for the break in service - this collection is almost a week's worth of links. Happy browsing.

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

1. Students in last-ditch effort to get NCEA
2. Perils of social media in teaching
3. NZ's top school scholars announced
4. Flunked NCEA? Students told there are other paths to a dream career
5. Year 9 rolls surge in city
6. Ministry of Education boss says $19.5 million on office revamp couldn't be spent on teachers
7. Westland High School closes after fire
8. Whanganui schools adding 'h' to their title
9. Doubt cast on motel site for Marlborough schools
10. Marlborough principals look to start schooling debate with 'Most Likely To Succeed' showing
11. $8m boost for Bay schools
12. Future looking brighter for Hato Petera College
13. Education buildings top of the class
14. Keeping safe online more important than ever
15. Educating for work skills
16. Wharenui reopening to signal fresh start for Opotiki College
17. Rototuna Junior High School opens with 634 foundation students
18. Economic plan sweet as honey
19. Outbreak of educational success in and around Kawerau
20. Fairfield College's wharenui restored
21. Back-to-school costs bite hard for the poor
22. The Spin Doctors out in force at Vanguard – again!
23. Union calls for extra support for special needs in schools
24. School-leavers in the money as universities lure students
25. Dunedin teacher in second liaison
25. NI's biggest teachers' union rejects pay offer (UK)


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