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

Accelerated change in the senior secondary school (2011) 2011 Annual conference paper. At PPTA's 2010 annual conference, members called for a range of workload control measures to alleviate some of the demands of implementing the realigned achievement standards…
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Building on excellence: How to make a great schooling system even better (2010) 2010 Annual conference paper. This paper challenges the validity of government claims about low achievement and inequity, and suggests that the government goal that all students be able to experience…
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Digest of major PPTA policy decisions on NCEA 2002 - 2016 (August 2017) Digest of major PPTA policy decisions on the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) from 2002 - 2016.
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August 17, 2020 17/51/2020
NCEA - Result: Not Yet Achieved (plus Supplementary paper) (2002) 2002 Annual Conference Paper. This paper summarises PPTA’s policy positions on qualifications as they have evolved from the early 1990s, then looks in detail at the problems which have arisen…
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NCEA a work in progress (2005) 2005 Annual conference paper. This paper picks up and develops the theme of the 2002 Conference paper ‘The NCEA. Result: Not Yet Achieved’, published halfway through teachers’ first year of…
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NCEA can it be saved (2015) 2015 Annual conference paper. This paper examines why teacher support for the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) has struggled to rise beyond a "fragile consensus" since its 2002
inception…
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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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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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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: 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: 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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Seamless Transition or jagged edge? Report of the Secondary-Tertiary Interface Taskforce 2013 (2014) The Seamless Transition or Jagged Edge? report is the result of a wide-ranging investigation, conducted by the Taskforce during 2013, into all the initiatives loosely gathered under the…
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Teachers talk about NCEA (2005) (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 talk about NCEA - Summary (2005) (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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June 28, 2021 28/57/2021
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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