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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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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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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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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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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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The Tomorrow's Schools Review (2018)
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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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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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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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Regional AC Paper - School Laboratory Managers (version 2)
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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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Professional Learners (2018)
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Private profiteering or public private partnerships (2010) 2010 Annual conference paper. In 2005, an Annual Conference paper was prepared by Executive called 'Threats to New Zealand's public education system.' That paper signalled a number of threats that…
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PPTA Signed Financial Statements 2018
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PPTA Annual Report 2019-2020 FINAL
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Once more into the breach... PPTA industrial stragegy for 2018 - and beyond (2017) 2017 Annual conference paper. This paper investigates the economic, political and industrial environment for the 2018-2019 bargaining round, and outlines an industrial strategy, including a claims process, for that round.…
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Notice of Conference 2020
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No silver bullet: An update on issues relating to behaviour and engagement ...(2010) 2010 Annual conference paper. An update on issues relating to behaviour and engagement in secondary schools. In spite of the pressure from PPTA and a growing public concern that…
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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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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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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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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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NCEA review 2018: an opportunity for change (2017) 2017 Annual conference paper. Between October 2017 and December 2018, there will be a major review of the design of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) conducted by the…
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