Liz Robinson

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Children’s education affected by teacher shortages

Austen Pageau

UPDATE: John Russell, principal of Naenae College and member of the Secondary Principals’ Council has made a surprise amendment at the PPTA conference that teachers receive an immediate 5 percent pay...

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President's address

Jack Boyle Exec 2017

E nga mana, e nga reo, e rau rangatira ma, tena koutou katoa. Ko Jack Boyle toku ingoa.

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If I were the minister...

Paul

If I were the Minister of Education for Aotearoa New Zealand the first thing I would do is go to Finland.

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Teachers embrace te reo Māori

te reo Maori

The paper, Whānau, hapū, iwi, māori communities and schools working together – mā te mahi tahi, ka ora ai te taitamaiti: Working together to support māori student success, aims to...

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Safe, welcoming and inclusive schools are possible

Queer students

PPTA Rainbow Taskforce convenor and secondary school teacher Shawn Cooper says, “We’re calling on schools and the PPTA to develop safe and affirming practices to help all our staff and...

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New charter schools demonstrate a scourge of ideology over evidence

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PPTA president, Jack Boyle says, “The evidence is crystal clear, charter schools are failing our children.

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SecondaryEd news 31 August 2017

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'Incredible' Rangiora stalwart Peter Allen dies after illness The Press Allen moved to the district in 1990 after being appointed Rangiora High School principal, a role he held until 2003.

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Nowhere near enough teachers, report finds

Staffroom empty chairs

Secondary principals’ council (NZSPC) chair James Morris says, “Until now it has been too easy for the government to dismiss our concerns.

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SecondaryEd news 29 August 2017

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Principal says bullying claims untrue Otago Daily Times Mr Stretch had previously said he had consulted the New Zealand Schools Trustees Association but had been informed the school...

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