Membership of NEAT for 2024-2025 falls due on April 1, 2024. The subscription is reduced to $100.00 per annum. An important focus for NEAT in early 2024 and ongoing is to assist the NEAT member/management committees provide a Child and Youth Safe Organisation Framework (CYSOF) policy to meet the requirements of the new CYSOF legislative framework. This ACT applies to all professional and subject teaching associations where children and young people are involved, e.g., conferences and events. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS Automatic membership of the Australian Professional Teaching Association (APTA). Public liability insurance at a reduced rate and access to additional cover. NEAT [...]
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Download the 2024-2025 membership renewal form from the Associations' page Payment is due April 1, 2024. NEAT Meeting & AGM Date: Wednesday 28 February 4.30 pm – 5.00 pm Venue: RYCT, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay Tas 7005 Members representing member association management committees are warmly invited to the Annual General Meeting. Virtual connections for statewide participation can be available for the AGM elections if needed – RSVP email@example.com to register. AGENDA Members present, apologies or proxy requests Minutes and Action from the 2022-2023 AGM President’s Report [available to financial members via email request] Treasurer’s Report [available to financial members via email [...]
Advocacy is a service of many teacher associations. When crafting high quality policy and position statements, it is important to know what and who to lobby. Elaine Abery, an experienced practitioner of association policy and advocacy, will present on Tuesday 15th August 2023: How to bring an association together to agree on position statements The necessity of evidence-based research Balancing professional staff input with member experience and passion Working with government to bring your policy and advocacy to fruition The link to the register can be found HERE
This explainer resource introduces the key elements of the Child and Youth Safe Organisations Framework for professional teaching associations that provide education services for children, as well as information about the new independent oversight body and the Reportable Conduct Scheme. The web adress is https://www.justice.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/711848/Introducing-Tasmanias-Child-and-Youth-Safe-Organisations-Framework-July-2023.pdf
A webinar for Association Treasurers who do not use or need to use accrual accounting. Most of our associations manage a cash-based accounting system. Learn simple ways to prepare effective cash budgets, report to management committees, and track receipts and payments to look out for trends or 'red flags'. The presenter is Dr Phillipa Greig, a Queensland Accounting Teacher for nearly 4 decades, an APTA Board Member, Treasurer and Treasurer of Queensland's Joint Council. Please note, in order to register on the PTCNSW site, members will need to accept a temporary cookie installation, or allow one only use. The link to [...]
APTA__News_in_Brief_May_23 President, Cheryl Brennan reports that teacher association events are returning to a face-to-face format, while several new event types that emerged during the COVID period are continuing in an online or hybrid format, which has provided added convenience and involvement of regional and remote teachers. An ongoing challenge has been the high workload for teacher association leaders. APTA has a key role to play in supporting teacher association leaders to maximise their efficiency and effectiveness, for example, through sharing best practice approaches in our recent webinars on governance, social media strategies and sustaining and regenerating our subject associations. Please speak [...]
ACEL Hot Topic Flyer June 2023 2023 DUTY OF CARE & FAMILY LAW Thursday 15 June 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm Hobart City High School Newtown 6 Midwood Street Newtown Presenters: Jason Newman - Principal legal adviser with Melbourne law firm, Gilchrist Connell. Katharine O’Donnell - Director of Education Regulation, Tas Cost: Members - Complimentary | Non-Members - $25.00 REGISTER ONLINE Jason, with his extensive background in liability, litigation and personal injury will present on Duty of Care in schools. Katharine, with her diverse background in previously managing Legal Services, Department of Education Children and Young People will present on Family [...]
The Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE), the Tasmanian Geography Teacher's Association (TGTA) and the Tasmanian History Teachers' Association (THTA) proudly invite you and your team to be a part of our State Humanities conference. View Program Flyer at Humanities+State+Conference+2023+Flyer Wendy Frost, Daniel Howard & Erin Leder | Humanities Conference Committee Registrations are now open for the State Conference 2023: Our Stories Across Time and Place on Saturday, 25 March 2023 Hobart College, Mount Nelson. “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.”- Brandon Sanderson. Stories [...]
APTA on Governance: a workshop for teachers' associations on Thursday 23 March 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm Register here: https://ptcnsw.eventsair.com/.../all-good.../Site/Register