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Research, guides, information and policies published by PPTA Te Wehengarua

‘Mind your language’: Our responsibility to protect and promote Pacific Islands languages in New Zealand (2010) A paper prepared by Komiti Pasifika for the 2010 Annual conference.
This paper has arisen from the issue of the demise of Pacific Islands languages among Pasifika populations in New...
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Zoning, enrolment schemes and choice – Educational apartheid? (2014) 2014 Annual conference paper from the Waikato region. This paper explores the issue of zoning and its influence on house prices, the movement of students to schools and the perceptions...
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WorksafeReps PPTA Wellbeing Workshops 2020
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Workload Taskforce summary sheets 2016 These eight summary pamphlets cover the most frequently referenced issues and suggestions from members. Many other important areas of pressure and issues for specific groups of teachers are addressed in...
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Women's network handbook The structure, key issues and contacts for the PPTA women's network.
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Whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori communities and schools working together (2017) 2017 Annual conference paper. Working together to support māori student success. The purpose of this paper is to help schools and Māori communities to work together, to build collaborative, culturally...
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Why sign up to the Promise to New Teachers (May 2017) Why we should sign up to the Promise to new teachers: Giving new teachers a the support they need at the start of their careers
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Who achieves what in secondary schooling? Liz Gordon presentation slides (2013) Liz Gordon presentation slides of "Who achieves what in secondary schooling?". During 2012, the Minister of Education stated on a number of occasions that one in five students were...
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Who achieves what in secondary schooling? A conceptual and empirical analysis (Liz Gordon, Brian Easton) (July 2013) During 2012, the Minister of Education stated on a number of occasions that one in five students were failing in school. PPTA Te Wehengarua commissioned "Who achieves what...
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Who achieves what in secondary schooling? A conceptual and empirical analysis
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Vulnerable Children Bill: Submission October 2013 Submission to the Social Services Select Committee on the Vulnerable Children Bill. Outlines the context in which the proposals in the Bill are being made, including our international obligations,...
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Virtual Schooling: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Gary Miron) (November 2016) Gary Miron, Professor of Evaluation, Measurement, and Research Western Michigan University. Presentation at Victoria University on the New Zealand government proposal to introduce online schools.
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Valuing beginning teachers (2008) 2008 Annual conference paper. Successful teacher induction is a vital investment in the future of our profession and the education sector. It plays a critical part in building on initial...
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Updating the Education Act: Submission December 2015 The following submission answers the fifteen questions from the consultation document.
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University Entrance review discussion document. Submission April 2017 PPTA wishes to put on record here its concern that the universities continue to have so much influence over the curriculum in the senior school by their position on University...
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True charity kept at home (October 2015) Is it right that the “top five or ten percent” have increasing levels of influence and decision making power in terms of public policy and public education?
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Tomorrow’s schools: Yesterday’s mistake? (2008) 2008 Annual conference paper. The future is collaborative, yet New Zealanders seem content to believe that a system based on competition and self-interest and designed to serve the needs of...
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Tomorrows-Schools
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Timetabling Framework: About Time toolkit 2013 Section 2 . The prerequisites on schools in terms of timetabling arise from legislation and the collective agreements and are longstanding and well understood. New constraints or requirements can arise...
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Time to Review-and-Strengthen-Treaty-Partnerships (Maori version)(2018)
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Time to Review and Strengthen Treaty Partnerships (2018)
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Things to know about surplus staffing (September 2020) Guidance for senior leaders on surplus staffing

(Written for Senior Positions Advisory Committee (SPAC))
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There is always a reasonable alternative: PPTA’s economic model for Aotearoa/New Zealand (2012) 2012 Annual conference paper. PPTA is not affiliated to any political party but cannot ignore the risk that the next generation will face a future of economic deprivation and...
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