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Annual Conference Papers

Annual Conference Papers ( 72 Files )

Papers presented to Annual Conference for debate and policy development. These papers have been developed by PPTA Executive and/or PPTA regions.
Class size

Class size ( 24 Files )

Selected further information and resources on class size.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports ( 12 Files )

Annual Reports of the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) Te Wehengarua
Members Guide series

Members Guide series ( 9 Files )

This is an older series of pamphlets and includes advice and guidance covering the following topics (current documents are located here
Employment relations problems/Personal grievances;
Guidance for teachers working with Maori students;
Introducing Te Huarahi Maori Motuhake;
Meeting procedure;
Overseas teachers;
Sick leave;
Teacher competence;
Teacher conduct and discipline;
The staff representative on the board of trustees.

Newsletters / Communities

Newsletters / Communities ( 11 Files )

PPTA publishes a number of newsletters to groups of members. PPTA advisory group correspondence and information.

Media releases / posters

Media releases / posters ( 30 Files )

Press releases, advertising, posters

The PPTA News

The PPTA News ( 81 Files )

PPTA News is the journal of the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association. There are 11 issues published each year.  It contains articles of professional and industrial interest.


Enquiries: The Editor, PPTA News, PO Box 2119, Wellington, New Zealand. Ph: 04 3849964; Email


Approximately 18,000 copies of PPTA News are distributed free to secondary and area schools and other institutions.

Not all the opinions expressed within PPTA News reflect those of the PPTA.


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Research ( 21 Files )

Published research commissioned by PPTA or undertaken by PPTA staff.     Includes Teachers talk about NCEA, Te Kotahitanga, Professional standards, What parents want..., Technology

Submissions ( 59 Files )

Submissions made by the PPTA in response to discussion and consultation documents.
Web resources

Web resources ( 36 Files )

Documents that are not PPTA documents.  Includes Official Information Act requests, documents supplied by other organisations and WWW resources for teachers.    Please contact us if any of these links are broken


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Nga Manu Korero results 1977-2013 Nga Manu Korero results 1977-2013

Date added: 09/25/2015
Date modified: 09/25/2015
Filesize: 234.24 kB
Downloads: 97

(Sept 2015) Nga Manu Korero results 1977-2013

Analysis of all the tasks required in schools to get an individual student an NCEA result (2010) Analysis of all the tasks required in schools to get an individual student an NCEA result (2010)

Date added: 09/17/2015
Date modified: 09/17/2015
Filesize: 489.18 kB
Downloads: 268

(2010 - uploaded to site 2015) Analysis of all the tasks required in schools to get an individual student an NCEA result. NCEA workload document produced by a group of PPTA teachers.

Behaviour Guidelines (2014) Behaviour Guidelines (2014)

Date added: 09/09/2015
Date modified: 09/09/2015
Filesize: 175.05 kB
Downloads: 494

(August 2015)  These guidelines are the work of the PPTA Taskforce on Disruptive Behaviour. The taskforce, of PPTA members, was set up after discussion at the 2013 Annual Conference.  These guidelines focus on a systems approach to behaviour management - identifying when they are effective, how they support teachers and what the effects should be for teachers and students.


Safe interaction with students: guidelines to STCA and ASTCA Safe interaction with students: guidelines to STCA and ASTCA

Date added: 09/07/2015
Date modified: 09/07/2015
Filesize: 294.43 kB
Downloads: 149

(September 2015)   In all relationships with students, teachers must remain aware of the authority they have, which derives both from their professional position and the difference in age. Because of the power imbalance which exists between teacher and student, teachers must accept that it is their responsibility to control the nature of the relationships.

Educanz boycott - guidance for members Educanz boycott - guidance for members

Date added: 08/03/2015
Date modified: 08/25/2015
Filesize: 243.53 kB
Downloads: 279

(4 August 2015) This document covers instructions for members' about not accepting appointment or nomination to the council nor participating in formal Educanz processes such as reference/advisory groups, submissions or meetings with the council or its staff.