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

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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Investing in Educational Success and PPTA policy (2014) This paper is an assessment of some of the PPTA policy on which we based our position of cautious support for the government’s latest flagship policy ‘Investing in Educational…
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Guidelines for the appointment of the within school teacher role in Secondary Schools (2014) These guidelines provide advice about the Community of Schools / Community of Learning Teacher within school role, and have been agreed by the Ministry of Education (Ministry), Post Primary…
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Guidelines for the appointment to the across community teacher role in Secondary Schools (2014) Guidelines for the appointment to the Community of Schools / Community of Learning Teacher (across community) role in Secondary Schools
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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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Technology; theory without practice? (2006) PPTA conducted this research in 2005 in response to the concerns of technology teachers.
Post script: while there have been some positive changes since this report- such as the offer…
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Evaluation of Te Kotahitanga phase 3 2007 (August 2007) author Roger Openshaw, Massey University College of Education, commissioned by PPTA. Whilst this review is broadly supportive of the goals sought by the Te Kotahitanga writers, it is…
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Response to Te Kotahitanga questionnaire critique (2007) Response to a critique of the Te Kotahitanga questionnaire, written by Professor Roger Openshaw and Associate Professor John Clark, School of Educational Studies, Massey University.
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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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Secondary teaching into future (2007) 2007 Annual conference paper. This paper seeks to set out the union’s preferred future for secondary education. It describes a set of principles against which the union would judge…
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2016 PPTA News October (vol.37 no.7) Table of contents:
Teachable moments - President's viewpoint p.3;
Palmy pioneers collaborative school community (Palmerston North CoL) p.4;
Treaty workshops in schools - p.5;
Cooking with the minister - How to boil an egg…
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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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2015 NZPPTA Annual Report 2015-2016 Annual report and consolidated financial statements of the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association.
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Secondary Teacher Supply Working Group Report (9 August 2016) This Report from the Secondary Teacher Supply Working Group, explores current and future issues around secondary teacher supply, and makes recommendations on how these can be addressed.…
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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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2014 PPTA News November - December (vol.35 no.10) Valuing teachers as one - President's viewpoint p.3;
Two lands connect 2014 (AEU) Federal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Conference) p.4;
Well batted, Norm (Norm Austin reflects on 43 years with the…
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2014 PPTA News October (vol.35 no.9) Step inside the gates - President's viewpoint p.3;
Novopay's walking wounded p.4;
Former president farewelled p.5;
New doco details daily toil of teachers p.5;
A stormy year (Annual Conference) p.6;
Going the distance (Phillipstown Technology…
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2015 PPTA News February (vol.36 no.1) Jekyll & Hyde - President's viewpoint p.3;
On debut (Two new faces PPTA National Office) p.4;
From the heart (PB4L at Avondale College) p.5;
Respect and identity (Transgender in schools) p.6;
Supermarket heroes (First…
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