Vote now in the Teaching Council election

Democracy is alive and well in the teaching profession with 18 secondary teachers nominated for the 2019 Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand board elections.

PPTA News has sent all candidates a series of questions, and we are running their responses on the PPTA News section of our website: 2019 Teaching Council board elections – PPTA News

Voting begins on 4 March 2019 and ends 26 March.

Teachers will elect board members from across the profession and will vote in the sector in which they are working or have most recently worked. Those working across more than one sector - for example in area schools or kura kaupapa Māori  - can choose which sector they vote in.

All eligible teachers will receive an email with the list of candidates and a link to their profile statements. Remember to check your spam/junk folder. Teachers without email addresses will receive a letter, and will be able to request voting documents be sent to them by post.

Tips from the teaching council:

  • Please make sure we have your current email address so you can vote electronically
  • Think about which candidate you would like to vote for
  • Make sure you’re eligible to vote and/or stand as a candidate – there is a table on that can help you with this

Update your details with the Teaching Council  (

Voting eligibility requirements (see table at the bottom of the page)

A full list of secondary teaching candidates is available on the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand website

Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand 2019 elections - Candidate directory for secondary teachers sector (PDF)



Last modified on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 14:24