Library

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

2015 PPTA News April - May (vol.36 no.3) Authorisation bought - President's viewpoint p.3;
Ideas generation (PPTA Network of Establishing Teachers (NETs) conference) p.4;
Northland PPTA says no to TPPA p.5;
Holding back the iHunch p.6;
The charade behind the facade (Charter…
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2015 PPTA News March (vol.36 no. 2) Doing more with less makes us all mad - President's viewpoint p.3;
Plaudits for Pukekohe branch chair (Guy Allan Award) p.4;
First charter school on last warning p.5;
Robin Duff (Obituary) p.6;
New Zealand…
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2015 PPTA News June (vol.36 no.4) ERO's quick-fix heroes - President's viewpoint p.3;
Forces align against bullying (Pink shirt day) p.4;
Don't talk back (Cyberbullying) p.5;
Freedom beyond violence (White Ribbon movement) p.6;
What will the Vulnerable Children Act 2015…
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2015 PPTA News July (vol.36 no.5) A qualified report - President's viewpoint p.3;
Te ihi te wehi te wana (Maori Teachers' Conference) p.4;
Wellbeing in schools: 3-day course by teachers for teachers p.5;
Playing safe (Anti-bullying) p.6;
Letter - You…
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2015 PPTA News August (vol.36 no.6) Gratuitous whimsy - President's viewpoint p.3;
A passion for putaiao (Science curiculum) p.4;
Student told not to ask "those" questions (Student transition) p.5;
NZ education issues get a global audience (Education International) p.6;
Keep…
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2015 PPTA News September (vol.36 no. 7) Life under the big top - President's viewpoint p.3;
Maori girls' college challenges government double standard (Turakina) p.4;
Flawed model has no place in NZ - Labour (Charter schools) p.5;
Informed…
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2015 PPTA News October (vol.36 no.8) Community solidarity bringing change for working people - President's viewpoint p.3;
Learning from our students p.4;
Genuine inclusion needs more funding p.5;
New legislation raises the stakes (Health and Safety) p.6;…
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2015 PPTA News November - December (vol.36 no.9) 2016: preparing for working parties and pantomimes - President's viewpoint p.3;
For the common good (Creative commons) p.4;
Raising the age of foster care overdue p.5;
Buzzwords and flimsy research mar process (Children's…
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2016 PPTA News Feb-Mar (vol.37 no.1) We need you activists - President's viewpoint p.3;
Celebrating 70 years of shared teaching expertise (Teachers’ Refresher Course
Committee (TRCC)) p.4;
Obituary: Ida Gaskin 1921 - 2016 p.5;
Charter school board should be sacked…
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2016 PPTA News April (vol.37 no.2) Let's try learner-centred PLD for teachers - President's viewpoint p.3;
Reward for long hours of toil (Guy Allan Branch Activism Award presented to Claire Couch) p.4;
"Constancy and absolute belief" contribute to…
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2016 PPTA News May (vol.37 no.3) Systematic betrayal - President's viewpoint p.3;
Paid parental leave p.4;
PPTA helps students in Thai border region p.4;
PPTA opposes call to deny principals voting rights p.5;
Members encouraged to respond to ministry's census…
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2016 PPTA News June (vol.37 no.4 ) Pragmatic problem-solver will be missed - President's viewpoint p.3;
Academic mentoring at Lytton High School p.4;
Kaiapoi High School traffic issues p.6;
Should New Zealand history be compulsory (Debate) p.7;
Familiar faces, new roles…
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2016 PPTA News July - August (vol.37 no. 5) Braving the storm - President's viewpoint p.3;
Treaty partners at co-governed school (Nga Puna O Waiorea, Western Springs College) p.4;
The Global Budget - bulk funding by another name p.6;
The power of…
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2016 PPTA News November (vol.37 no.8) Table of contents:
Remembering Helen Kelly - President's viewpoint p.3;
Privatising and profiteering - Examining the COOL proposal p.4;
Funding or Fantasy? - Opinion, Luke East, Year 13 student p.5;
Teacher supply…
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2016 PPTA News September (vol.37 no.6) Somebody is thinking of the children - President's viewpoint p.3;
A chance for children (He Huarahi Tamariki) p.4;
Crossing cultural barriers through movement (Louise Fielder) p.6;
Examining the teacher laptop scheme (TELA) p.7;
Integrated…
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Professional learning and development (PLD) research report Part 2 (2014) This report should be read in conjunction with PPTA’s 2013 Research Report on Professional Learning and Development . It does not delve into the background details that were explored…
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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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Professional learning and development (PLD) research report Part 1 (2013) This report uses teacher voice to show how the contracting model chosen by the New Zealand government in 2011-2013 to deliver professional learning and development to teachers fails to…
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Professional learning and development (PLD) toolkit (2011) A toolkit comprising information and an audit process that can be used to support improved practices and outcomes for teachers and learners in New Zealand secondary and area schools.
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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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Professional standards for teachers and teacher education: Avoiding the pitfalls (April 2006) written by Martin Thrupp commissioned by NZPPTA and NZEI
Professional standards for teachers and teacher education can be 'generic' or 'specified'. Generic standards are broad descriptors of teachers'…
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PPTA Workload Taskforce report 2016 The Taskforce findings reflect the intensification of the problems previously identified by various working parties and reports over the last 15 years. A range of suggestions for…
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Te Tiro Hou: Report of the Qualifications Framework Inquiry 1997 This report outlines the findings of Te Tiro Hou - The Qualifications Framework Inquiry.
With ongoing changes to NCEA and secondary assessment it seems timely to make it more accessible…
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Workload Taskforce summary sheets 2016 These eight summary pamphlets cover the most frequently referenced issues and suggestions from members. Many other important areas of pressure and issues for specific groups of teachers are addressed in…
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National Standards background paper (2010) The government seems bent on implementing National Standards in New Zealand's primary schools from 2010, yet there is no robust evidence to show that this policy will result in improved…
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