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

Class size report (2007) 2007 Annual conference paper. Since 2006 PPTA has analysed data collected from secondary schools, commissioned research into parental expectations on class size and analysed the literature available on class sizes…
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Communities of learning (CoL)
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Communities of learning: the slippage between planning and implementation (2017) 2017 Annual conference paper. This paper considers the expectations underlying the implementation of Communities of Learning and the experience of implementation in practice. It finds a gap between the two…
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Comparison between ASTCA and STCA conditions (2017) (May 2017) Prepared for union meetings with members covered by the Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement. NB: This is a comparison between ASTCA and STCA only. A large number of…
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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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Constitution-January-2020
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Constitutional Amendments (2018)
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Consultation on the draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill. Submission May 2017 While there are good parts in the Bill, including negotiating with the State Services Commission rather than the Ministry of Education, we have also raised concerns with:
• Areas of the Bill…
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Consultation: PPTA guidelines for whole staff consultation
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Cost of Action calculator
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COVID-19 School safety plan template
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Day relief teachers - Victims of casualisation (2017) 2017 Annual conference paper. This paper outlines the issues faced by day relief teachers, including their terms of employment, their difficulties in gaining a school’s agreement to act as lead…
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Delegate Leadership Development Workshop and I&O registration form
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Developing a Community of Learning / Schools (CoL): Consultation with teachers Developing a Community of Schools (CoS): Consultation with teachers.
If you've been told your school is going to into a community of schools (COS) [as part of the IES initiative] then…
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Developing a performance agreement and professional learning plan (PLP) checklist (June 2011) Developing a performance agreement and professional learning plan (PLP) checklist and questions.
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Developing further policy components: About Time toolkit 2013 Section 5 of toolkit. Schools have developed different frameworks to deliver student learning programmes. Most, because of limited school resourcing and facilities, and community needs and expectations, are variations…
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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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Digital citizenship - resource ideas for teachers
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Digital communications guide (February 2014) The PPTA ICT advisory committee worked with the Network of Establishing Teachers (NETs) to update the PPTA online safety guides for teachers. Includes advice regarding email…
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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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Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill: Submission April 2017 (April 2017) Submission to the Justice and Electoral Committee.
... As the organisation representing secondary teachers, our interest is in the benefits that these policies will have not just for teachers…
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Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill Q & A (2017) About the Bill, questions and answers.
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Donations and fees in public schools Advice for PPTA members on the legal framework for fees and donations in state and integrated schools.
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Draft Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession: Submission April 2017 (April 2017) Submission to the Education Council on the Draft Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession.... The Standards Working Group talked at length about how these…
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Draft Principles for Partnerships between secondary schools and initial teacher education (2016) 2016 Annual conference paper. This paper responds to the call by annual conference 2015 for a working party to be convened to develop a code of practice for managing partnerships…
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