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

There Is Always A Reasonable Alternative (TIAARA); not TINA (There Is No Alternative) (2011) 2011 Annual conference paper. PPTA’s constitution requires us to advance the interests of secondary teachers and secondary schooling. We have long held that the interests of secondary schooling include the...
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Theory of secondary teacher demand and supply 2016 An NZPPTA paper to the Secondary Teacher Supply Working Party 2016.
Paper presented to, and discussed with, PPTA members at the 2016 Issues and Organising seminar.
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The Tomorrow's Schools Review (2018)
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The timetabling policy: About Time toolkit 2013 Section 4. The requirement that a school must have a timetabling policy and are required to consult with its teaching staff over its timetabling policy was first introduced in 2001-02...
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The School Guidance Counsellor: Guidelines for Principals, Boards of Trustees, Teachers and Guidance Counsellors (2015) Guidance counsellors have traditionally been trained and registered teachers who have additional specialist qualifications in counselling. Guidance counselling has always been regarded as a specialist teaching role,...
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The resourcing constraints of timetabling: About Time toolkit 2013 Section 3. Ideally a school’s timetable would be driven entirely by students’ learning needs but the reality is that it is necessarily limited by the resourcing and facilities available.
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The New Zealand principal’s experience of the school board as employer - summary (2009) Summary of The New Zealand principal's experience of the school board as employer: Survey report to NZ Secondary Principals Council and New Zealand Principals Federation. Author: Carol Anderson.
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The New Zealand principal’s experience of the school board as employer - appendices (2009) Appendices to the New Zealand principal's experience of the school board as employer: Survey report to NZ Secondary Principals Council and New Zealand Principals Federation,
Author: Carol Anderson
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The New Zealand principal’s experience of the school board as employer (2009) Survey report to NZ Secondary Principals Council and New Zealand Principals Federation. Author: Carol Anderson
This survey sought principals' observations of the way in which the board-principal employment relationship...
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The middle leadership problem (2016) 2016 Annual conference paper. This paper updates members on continued work by the Middle Leadership Taskforce since their report to Annual Conference 2015. It includes a summary of findings from...
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The Future Shape of the Special Schools Network in Greater Christchurch: Submission June 2014 PPTA maintains that it is essential to retain special and residential schools
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The cost of change: PPTA survey on NCEA workload 2010 The NCEA changes implemented from 2011 to 2013 presented some major challenges for all teachers, and teachers in some subjects, roles and schools felt these challenges disproportionately. The...
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The changing role of distance education in New Zealand (MoE paper OIA response) PPTA made an Official Information Act request to access this paper from the Ministry of Education. (Note: 60 pages)
It is more about 'opening up the market' than education.
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Terms of Reference: Secondary Teacher Supply Working Group Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement (STCA) 2015-2018 Terms of Settlement
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Terms and pay gaps between ASTCA and STCA since 2004 (May 2017) Prepared for union meetings with members covered by the Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement Pay gaps between ASTCA and STCA 2002 - 2016, ...
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Template - PUM letter from branch chairs to BOTs
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Technology; theory without practice? (2006) PPTA conducted this research in 2005 in response to the concerns of technology teachers.
Post script: while there have been some positive changes since this report- such as the offer...
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Teaching-Council-fees
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Teachers the new targets of schoolyard bullies (2004) Benefield, J. Despite a wealth of anecdotal evidence, there is currently very little research data available on the prevalence or impact of the various forms of physical...
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Teachers talk about NCEA - Summary (2005) Research conducted by Judie Alison (NZPPTA) This is a summary version of a much larger report of the same name. This version does not contain the voices of...
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Teachers talk about NCEA (2005) The report focuses on the voices of secondary and area school teachers, hence its title ‘Teachers talk about NCEA’. It portrays a profession which is engaged on a hugely...
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Teachers in the precariat: fixed-term contracts and the effect on establishing teachers (2016) 2016 Annual conference paper from the Auckland Region and the PPTA Establishing Teachers’ Committee. This paper addresses the insecure work faced by new and establishing teachers through the use...
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Teachers Council: Government patsy or voice of the profession? (2010) 2010 Annual conference paper. Many PPTA members were enraged this year when the Teachers Council announced that fees to renew teachers' practising certificates would nearly double from 1 July. The...
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Teacher supply issues presentation to 2016 conference (video)
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Teacher ownership or government takeover? (2013) 2013 Annual conference paper. This paper is largely a reiteration of longstanding existing PPTA policy on the Teachers Council. PPTA’s policy, established over many years of debate at Executive and...
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