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Annual Conference Papers

Annual Conference Papers ( 80 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 ( 13 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 ( 32 Files )

Press releases, advertising, posters

The PPTA News

The PPTA News ( 94 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 ( 69 Files )

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

Web resources ( 39 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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Global budget bulk funding: the basics Global budget bulk funding: the basics

Date added: 08/15/2016
Date modified: 09/05/2016
Filesize: 176.93 kB
Downloads: 1390

(August 2016) A brief introduction to the government’s proposed global budget bulk funding model for New Zealand schools.

#betterfunding not #bulkfunding

Middle leadership in secondary schools: 2016 research report Middle leadership in secondary schools: 2016 research report

Date added: 08/11/2016
Date modified: 08/11/2016
Filesize: 284.84 kB
Downloads: 297

(August 2016) Research report – PPTA survey on middle leadership in secondary
schools, 2016


Resourcing Review - PPTA (PowerPoint) Resourcing Review - PPTA (PowerPoint)

Date added: 08/09/2016
Date modified: 08/09/2016
Filesize: 251.28 kB
Downloads: 663

(August 2016) PPTA explanation of the government funding model (with notes)

Questions about  the Ministry of Education funding models Questions about the Ministry of Education funding models

Date added: 07/26/2016
Date modified: 07/26/2016
Filesize: 13.37 kB
Downloads: 447

(July 2016) Questions that members attending the Ministry of Education funding consultation meetings can ask. 


Global budget, Bulk funding, education resourcing 

Government funding model - global budget (PowerPoint show) Government funding model - global budget (PowerPoint show)

Date added: 07/08/2016
Date modified: 07/08/2016
Filesize: 232.78 kB
Downloads: 538

(July 2016) PPTA explanation of the government funding model