ICT Advisory Committee

The PPTA Te Wehengarua ICT Advisory Committee meets up to four times a year.

The Committee considers ICT issues that members and schools have brought to its attention, prepares advice for teachers on issues around ICT in schools and meets regularly with the ICT section of the Ministry of Education.

Representatives on the ICT advisory committee

New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) ICT advisory committee members are listed below. Committee members can be contacted via email.

[vacancy] (Area 1)

Laurence Caltaux (Area 2) - St Paul's College

Samantha Mortimer (Area 3) - Te Aroha college

Caroline Gill (Area 4) - Tauranga Girls' College

Craig Briggs (Area 5) - William Colenso College

Elaine Hughes (Area 6) - Whanganui High School

Andy McMillan  (Area 7) - Mana College

Jarrod Aberhart (Area 8) - Waimea College

John Creighton (Area 9) - Burnside High School

Rachel Chisnall (Area 10) - Taieri College

Chris Dillon (DTTA - formerly NZACDITT) - Digital Technology Teachers Aotearoa

Tish Glasson (Te Kura) - Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Robbie Cleland-Pottie (low decile) - Gisborne Boys' High School

Hemi Ferris-Bretherton (Te Huarahi) - Te Kura o Hirangi

Johnny Waititi (Te Huarahi) - Wesley College

Miles Winter (PPTA executive) - Mountainview High School

Glenn Cassidy (PPTA executive) - Western Heights High School  

Peter Cooke (PPTA ICT manager) - PPTA Auckland Office

Matt Maguire (PPTA communications advisor) - PPTA National Office, Wellington

Anthony Neyland (PPTA advisory officer) - PPTA National Office, Wellington

Adele Towgood (PPTA field officer) - PPTA Palmerston North Office


Area 1: Upper, Central & Lower Northland, Tamaki Makaurau Auckland (north of Harbour bridge)

Area 2: Tamaki Makaurau Auckland (south of Harbour bridge), Counties-Manukau

Area 3: Waikato, Central Plateau, Hauraki Coromandel

Area 4: Western Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty

Area 5: East Coast, Hawke’s Bay

Area 6: Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui

Area 7: Wellington, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa

Area 8: West Coast, Nelson, Marlborough

Area 9: Canterbury, Aoraki

Area 10: Otago, Southland



Meeting dates for 2020

The next meeting of the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) ICT advisory committee is:

Wednesday June 10

If members have any topics they wish to raise with the committee or add to committee agenda, please email ict@ppta.org.nz


ICT Committee representative areas

The areas that committee members represent are set out below:

Area 1 - Upper, Central & Lower Northland, Auckland (North of Harbour Bridge)

Area 2 - Auckland (South of the Harbour Bridge), Counties-Manukau

Area 3 - Waikato,  Central Plateau, Thames Valley

Area 4 - Western Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty,

Area 5 - East Coast, Hawkes Bay

Area 6 - Taranaki, Manawatu

Area 7 - Wellington, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa

Area 8 - West Coast, Nelson, Marlborough

Area 9 - Canterbury, Aoraki

Area 10 - Otago, Southland

Area 11 - represents Low Decile schools

The committee also includes representatives from:

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu - The Correspondence School
The New Zealand Association for Computing, Digital and Information Technology Teachers (NZACDITT)

Please feel free to contact your representative to add items to the committee agenda and/or to raise ICT ideas and concerns that you wish PPTA to consider at a National level.

Or email: ict@ppta.org.nz


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