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Annual Conference papers
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September 11, 2017 11/59/2017
Real equity funding: resourcing schools to support at risk learners (2016) 2016 Annual conference paper. The current resourcing review is an opportunity to improve the way our schools are funded. We know that we have a challenge in New Zealand with...
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August 17, 2020 17/48/2020
2014 NZPPTA Annual Report 2014-2015 Annual report and consolidated financial statements of the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association.
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2015 NZPPTA Annual Report 2015-2016 Annual report and consolidated financial statements of the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association.
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Secondary teaching into future (2007) 2007 Annual conference paper. This paper seeks to set out the union’s preferred future for secondary education. It describes a set of principles against which the union would judge...
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Charter schools (2013) 2013 Annual conference paper. Charter schools, as enabled by Act Party and National Party amendments to the Education Act, will be fully taxpayer funded private schools to be operated...
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Charter schools: an update (2015) 2015 Annual conference paper. This paper examines the extent of the failure of the charter school experiment to provide an improved alternative to the public education system in New Zealand.
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NCEA the work continues (2006) 2006 Annual conference paper. PPTA’s consistent position is that the union is opposed to substantial change to the design of the NCEA without extensive consultation with teachers and robust research.
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August 17, 2020 17/50/2020
NCEA: Nothing endures but change... (2007) 2007 Annual conference paper. PPTA representatives will continue to use every opportunity to warn of the dangers inherent in some of the recent changes, to seek to have them implemented...
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An advanced qualifications pathway for secondary teachers (2007) 2007 Annual conference paper. It is one thing for governments to sing the praises of a highly qualified, highly skilled secondary teaching profession; it is another thing entirely to get...
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Needs-based staffing for secondary schools (2008) 2008 Annual conference paper. We have a staffing model that creates large classes as a by-product and does not recognise different needs in schools, and that is structured to...
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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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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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Disruptive anti-social behaviour in secondary schools (2008) A paper to the 2008 PPTA Annual Conference from the Hutt Valley Region
The Hutt Valley region presents this paper to National Conference 2008 to draw attention to the increasing incidence...
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NCEA: A pathway to the future (2008) 2008 Annual conference 2008. This paper is largely a forward-looking paper, seeking to identify possible ways forward in terms largely of the design of the NCEA. The fact that the...
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80, 15, 5 percent: What we know; what they need… (2009) 2009 Annual conference paper. The challenge is to try and get the best value we can for professional support for teachers and funding for schools to work proactively with the...
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Connected secondary schools (2009) 2009 Annual conference paper. In 2007, PPTA annual conference discussed a paper that presented a vision for what secondary education should look like in the future. The paper set down...
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Duty (2008) 2008 Annual conference paper. The 2002, 2004 and 2007 settlements provided for compensatory mechanisms to reduce workload in some areas when, for genuine reasons, teachers were to be asked...
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Housing affordability (2008) A paper to the 2008 PPTA Annual Conference from the Auckland Region
It is suggested that an inter-regional taskforce is established to consider the impact of housing process across the country,...
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Duty outside timetabled hours (2009) 2009 Annual conference paper. Teachers feel a tension between their supervisory and administrative duties, on one hand, and on the other the broader professional drive to effectively engage with...
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Mentoring for secondary teachers (2009) 2009 Annual conference paper. This paper arose from discussions among Te Huarahi and the young and new teachers network.
A joint working group was established to consider how a mentoring...
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August 17, 2020 17/50/2020
Integration or disintegration? (2009) 2009 Annual conference paper. This paper provides a brief background to the passage of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975 and then summarises some of the concerns about the...
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Housing affordability (2009) 2009 Annual conference paper. This paper is the report from the Housing Affordability Taskforce, established by the 2008 Annual Conference as a recommendation from the Auckland region paper on this...
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August 17, 2020 17/50/2020
NCEA Internal Assessment: A harder job than professional marking! (2010) A combined paper from the Manawatu-Whanganui & Auckland Regions to the 2010 Annual conference.
Marking and giving feedback as part of teaching is the professional responsibility of every teacher. No suggestion...
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August 17, 2020 17/50/2020
‘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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