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Official account of PPTA Te Wehengarua. Professional association and union of New Zealand secondary teachers.
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Teachers@ PPTA 1h
Not sure that all schools realise that teachers are not being paid and should be. Do check your payslip and get assistance from union if needed.
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Teachers@ PPTA 1h
Do check your call back day provns (duties when school not open for instruction), and with your helpline/ organiser.
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Teachers@ PPTA 3h
This may be of use
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Teachers@ PPTA 8h
Replying to @JayGeeO
We'll just keep on trying ... new year, refreshed optimism ;-) (although recent discussion online re funding was good example of the long way we have to go ... confusion between equality & equity)
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Teachers@ PPTA 9h
Replying to @JayGeeO
Yes ASG annual marketing, and it works, media use it every year - but I thought The Press did OK job ... "Reversing the inequalities that have been built into the system is only part of it...."
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Jack Boyle 10h
It’s a complex, challenging and rewarding job but we need to do a better job of looking after our teachers...especially those just starting out
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Teachers@ PPTA 11h
Co-located colleges opening date in doubt
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Teachers@ PPTA 11h
Opinion: Child starting public school in 2018 will cost parents $38k by 2030
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 17
Forget Grit. Focus on Inequality. via
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 17
From the 2015 News file "Fears over growing secondary teacher shortage" | Otago Daily Times
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Michael Cabral-Tarry Jan 17
Spread the word: teachers are going to be marching in the 2018 Pride Parade as a group for (I'm pretty sure) the first time ever.
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 17
Canterbury schools struggling with teacher vacancies | Increasing class size can create other issues - not a sustainable solution
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 17
."Double the number of students at risk doesn't double the need, it quadruples the need." "...need to make some major system changes." Interview with 3 principals, John Russell, Alan Vester and Frances Nelson.
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 16
The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today's students | or not so surprising
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 16
... and that all schools have the resources required to achieve this for their unique combination of students 2/2 Then work together to find way forward ... won't be easy
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 16
Sounds simple - when you have the existing resources. Prefer to start with principle. "Equity of access and a fair opportunity for all students to succeed in their local school and ...1/2
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 16
Imagine what a school with less capital - human and financial resource (and been underfunded for years) - will need just to get to your school's 'basic' level ...
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Pasi Sahlberg Jan 16
Everybody wants better teachers. But first we should have better teacher policies. My reality check of the by the here:
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 16
Indeed why "basic" and what is "basic"? for whom and under what circumstances. I think funding review continuing, will be interesting to see what changes to shape and outcome
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Teachers@ PPTA Jan 16
Replying to @nzPaulM @john_holley
Lucky your school has the wherewithal to fundraise enough to ensure this can happen :-)
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