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

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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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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STCA Part 5 Hours of work: It's About Time toolkit Appendix 3 Secondary Teachers Collective Agreement (STCA) Part Five Hours of Work
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Stages of Timetabling: About Time toolkit 2013 Section 6 . The timetable should not be the responsibility of one or two teachers working in isolation. While the process of setting up an option grid and allocating learning...
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Some PPTA policies related to timetable policies: About Time toolkit 2013 Section 8. The ‘trained and qualified policy’ - all teachers should hold a tertiary level qualification appropriate to the position, and have completed teacher training. An extension of this...
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Secondary specialist technology teachers (‘manual’ teachers): About Time toolkit Appendix 6: The provisions of the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement (STCA) also apply to PPTA members in approved manual training establishments, where the board is bound by that collective (eg...
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Secondary School Staffing Group: About Time toolkit Appendix 2 Findings of the Secondary School Staffing Group 2012: The Secondary School Staffing Group (SSSG) found that larger and junior high schools are disadvantaged by the existing staffing formula and recommended...
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Sample timetable policy (Secondary): About Time toolkit Appendix 8 A sample policy which branches and management could use as a framework for developing or adapting their school policy. (STCA)
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Sample timetable policy (Area School): About Time toolkit Appendix 9 A sample policy which branches and management could use as a framework for developing or adapting their school policy. ASTCA
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Safety in schools toolkit (2019) Practical resources for dealing with and preventing bullying, harassment and assault
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Regional Treasurers Training Manual (2017) Regional treasurers training booklet as used at the Issues and Organising seminar.
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Professional learning and development (PLD) toolkit (2011) A toolkit comprising information and an audit process that can be used to support improved practices and outcomes for teachers and learners in New Zealand secondary and area schools.
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Principals performance appraisal This document provides guidance on the process boards of trustees should follow in conducting the annual performance appraisal of principals.
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Part-time teachers non-contact: About Time toolkit Appendix 7 A Part time teacher may not be employed for more than 0.89 FTTE (22.25 hours per week); and no part time teachers can be used for more than for more...
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New Teachers' Handbook (2019) The beginning and new teachers' handbook is a quick reference for new and beginning teachers in New Zealand secondary schools.
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MoE Decision tool for schools responses to Covid 19
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Meeting Procedures
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Meaning of Consultation: About Time toolkit Appendix 5 “(1) The word ‘consultation’ does not require that there be agreement.
“(2) On the other hand it clearly requires more than mere prior notification.
“(3) If there is a proposal to make...
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Join PPTA flyer
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Its about time (2013 handbook) Handbook to timetabling, non-contact time and class-size provisions in the Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement (STCA)
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Guidelines to assist boards of trustees to meet their good employer obligations to Maori Updated guidelines developed as a result of the Memorandum agreed between New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) PPTA Te Wehengarua to assist boards of trustees (“boards”) to meet their...
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Frequently asked questions: About Time toolkit Appendix 10 FAQs - contact time. Timetabled contact and non-contact time Questions 1-12, Average class/group size Questions 13-31, Part time non-contact Questions 32-35
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Elected officers' handbook The handbook for PPTA elected officers at branch, regional and executive levels
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