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Annual Conference Papers

Annual Conference Papers ( 64 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 ( 11 Files )

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

Members Guide series ( 12 Files )

This series of pamphlets includes advice and guidance covering the following topics: Beginning teachers;
Employment relations problems/Personal grievances;
Guidance for teachers in their relationships with students;
Guidance for teachers working with Māori students;
Introducing Te Huarahi Māori Motuhake;
Making schools safe for people of every sexuality;
Meeting procedure;
Overseas teachers;
Parental leave;
Part-time teachers;
Sick leave;
Teacher competence;
Teacher conduct and discipline;
Teachers' salary guide: Area schools;
The staff representative on the board of trustees.

Newsletters / Communities

Newsletters / Communities ( 10 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 ( 70 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 ( 57 Files )

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

Web resources ( 30 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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Useful acronyms Useful acronyms

Date added: 09/10/2014
Date modified: 09/10/2014
Filesize: 100.75 kB
Downloads: 218

(September 2014) PPTA uses a number of acronyms so this list  might be useful to some members.

Investing in Educational Success (IES) update for members (24 June 2014) Investing in Educational Success (IES) update for members (24 June 2014)

Date added: 06/19/2014
Date modified: 06/23/2014
Filesize: 195.43 kB
Downloads: 2344

(24 June 2014) This document summarises the current state of the Investing in Education Initiative

Material referenced by PPTA in the IES process Material referenced by PPTA in the IES process

Date added: 06/03/2014
Date modified: 06/03/2014
Filesize: 146.15 kB
Downloads: 650

(May 2014) Material referenced by PPTA in the Investing in Educational Success (IES) process.


PPTA response to NZEI video on Investing in Educational Success PPTA response to NZEI video on Investing in Educational Success

Date added: 05/19/2014
Date modified: 05/19/2014
Filesize: 66.12 kB
Downloads: 820

(May 2014) 

NZEI has produced a YouTube video on the government initiative Investing in Educational Success (IES).

There are a number of factual errors in this video.

Guide for PPTA members - making an oral submission EDUCANZ Guide for PPTA members - making an oral submission EDUCANZ

Date added: 05/05/2014
Date modified: 05/05/2014
Filesize: 58.07 kB
Downloads: 802

(May 2014) Guide for PPTA members - making an oral submission to the Education and Science Select Committee on the Education Amendment Bill (no. 2)

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