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

Template - PUM letter from branch chairs to BOTs
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Terms and pay gaps between ASTCA and STCA since 2004 (May 2017) Prepared for union meetings with members covered by the Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement Pay gaps between ASTCA and STCA 2002 - 2016, …
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Terms of Reference: Secondary Teacher Supply Working Group Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement (STCA) 2015-2018 Terms of Settlement
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The changing role of distance education in New Zealand (MoE paper OIA response) PPTA made an Official Information Act request to access this paper from the Ministry of Education. (Note: 60 pages)
It is more about 'opening up the market' than education.
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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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The Future Shape of the Special Schools Network in Greater Christchurch: Submission June 2014 PPTA maintains that it is essential to retain special and residential schools
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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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The New Zealand principal’s experience of the school board as employer (2009) Survey report to NZ Secondary Principals Council and New Zealand Principals Federation. Author: Carol Anderson
This survey sought principals' observations of the way in which the board-principal employment relationship…
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The New Zealand principal’s experience of the school board as employer - appendices (2009) Appendices to the New Zealand principal's experience of the school board as employer: Survey report to NZ Secondary Principals Council and New Zealand Principals Federation,
Author: Carol Anderson
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The New Zealand principal’s experience of the school board as employer - summary (2009) Summary of The New Zealand principal's experience of the school board as employer: Survey report to NZ Secondary Principals Council and New Zealand Principals Federation. Author: Carol Anderson.
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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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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 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 Tomorrow's Schools Review (2018)
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Theory of secondary teacher demand and supply 2016 An NZPPTA paper to the Secondary Teacher Supply Working Party 2016.
Paper presented to, and discussed with, PPTA members at the 2016 Issues and Organising seminar.
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Things to know about surplus staffing (September 2020) Guidance for senior leaders on surplus staffing

(Written for Senior Positions Advisory Committee (SPAC))
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Time to Review and Strengthen Treaty Partnerships (2018)
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Time to Review-and-Strengthen-Treaty-Partnerships (Maori version)(2018)
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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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To-access-the-Members-area-of-the-PPTA-website
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Tomorrows-Schools
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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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True charity kept at home (October 2015) Is it right that the “top five or ten percent” have increasing levels of influence and decision making power in terms of public policy and public education?
PPTA News…
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University Entrance review discussion document. Submission April 2017 PPTA wishes to put on record here its concern that the universities continue to have so much influence over the curriculum in the senior school by their position on University…
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Updating the Education Act: Submission December 2015 The following submission answers the fifteen questions from the consultation document.
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