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

Submission to Education & Science Select Committee on SOP 176 Education Legislation Bill June 2016 The creation in this SOP of a new class of teacher is a significant change, which the Select Committee is right to recognise that we have an interest in. This…
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Education Amendment Bill No 2: EDUCANZ Submission May 2014 Outlines PPTA concerns particularly around the role and status of the NZ Teachers' Council
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Childrens Action Plan-Withdrawal Letter October 2015 Outlines the reasons for PPTA's withdrawal from working on this plan.
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Education Amendment Bill No 2: NZSPC Submission April 2014 Submission of the NZ Secondary Principals' Council on the Education Amendment Bill No.2
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Te Huarahi Māori Motuhake Submission on the Education Amendment Bill 2012 (January 2013) Submission made on behalf of Te Huarahi Māori Motuhake opposing the changes to the Education Amendment Bill, in particular the section establishing charter schools.
... Te Huarahi is also…
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Children's Action Plan: Letter Nov 2014 Comment on policy proposals for safety checking regulations to be made under the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014
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Sample words to apply for Parental Leave (STCA Clause 6.3) - and add a Medical Certificate (6.3.5) - the maternity grant is not payable where a teacher has not produced a medical certificate confirming pregnancy, or confirmation from the relevant…
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Review of Careers Information, Advice, Guidance and Education (CIAGE): Submission June 2015 Covers a number of matters addressed in the Review. More than 90% of eligible teachers choose to belong to the union, so it follows that 90% of careers advisers in…
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Homophobia (2012) There is nothing wrong with being straight. There’s everything wrong with being straight and narrow. The former is a sexuality: heterosexuality. The latter is prejudice: homophobia. Homophobia is the fear…
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Education Amendment Bill No.2 (EDUCANZ): Submission May 2014 PPTA have been arguing for some years now for the NZ Teachers Council to be changed into a statutory authority from its current status as an autonomous crown entity, we…
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Educanz boycott guidance 2016 This document covers instructions for members about not accepting appointment or nomination to the council.
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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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Education Legislation Bill: Submission February 2016 This omnibus bill contains a number of measures that are largely technical and will have very minor impact on the sector, but there are a number of areas of the…
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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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Education (Update) Amendment Bill: Submission November 2016 Our submission focuses on the issues that we have with the proposal for communities of online learning (“COOLs”) and we recommend that this part be removed from the Bill and,…
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STCA 2015 Terms of Settlement Terms of Settlement STCA 21 September 2015. This document sets out agreed components of a settlement of the Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement 2015-2018 (the collective agreement), between the…
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PPTA calendar 2018 - including Mahi Tika Calendar of PPTA events as at March 2018
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Charter School fig leaf poster January 2013 Family time, beach time, down time… that’s the agenda for most of us right The government is happy with that. agenda – the dismantling of New Zealand’s public education system…
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Komiti Pasifika handbook (August 2015) Handbook for the PPTA network of Pasifika teachers
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Secondary school staffing report 2016 In term one 2016 the principals of secondary and composite schools with senior rolls were surveyed about their staffing situation. The questions focused on the broader aspects of the teacher…
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Secondary school staffing report 2015 In term one 2015 the principals of secondary and composite schools with senior rolls were a surveyed about their staffing situation. The questions focused on the broader aspects of the…
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2016 PPTA News December (vol.37 no.9) Table of contents:
We can be heroes, just for one day - President's viewpoint p.3;
Code of professional responsibility - p.4;
What is Pasifika success? - p.5;
Middle management debate - p.6;
Farewelling…
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Charter schools poster: Unwelcome imports (2014) Possums, gorse, white-tailed spiders, charter schools
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Charter schools: an update (2015) 2015 Annual conference paper. This paper examines the extent of the failure of the charter school experiment to provide an improved alternative to the public education system in New Zealand.
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Education Amendment Bill (2012): Submission PPTA comments on three aspects of the Bill:
1 The surrender and retention of property
2 Charter schools
3 Multiple timetabling
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