NEAT Meeting & AGM Date: Tuesday 21 March 4.30 pm - 5.30 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 Minutes and Action from the 2021-2022 AGM President’s Report [available to financial members via email request] Treasurer’s Report [available to financial members via email request] Constitution Election of Office-bearers: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Officer and Executive Committee Subscription renewal form due 1 April 2023 Nomination-form for [...]
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Membership of NEAT for 2023-24 falls due on April 1, 2023. The annual subscription is reduced to $100.00 per annum. An important focus for NEAT in early 2023 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 as it will apply to PTA'S where children and young people are involved, e.g., conferences and events. The CYSOF Bill will be debated when Parliament meets in March 2023 and the Independent Regulator will commence in July 2023. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS Automatic membership of the Australian Professional [...]
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APTA Social Media event_ APTA Term 3 webinar is ready for registrations! The topic is Social Media for Teacher Associations. There are three speakers including a speaker from Associations Forum and representatives from teacher associations that are using social media well. Open the flyer to read more, or click to register The date is 13 September. Registrations close 6 September. This is a great opportunity for member associations. Please share through your committees.
ANZELA Conference 2022 ANZELA Update: Keynote Speaker and the Symposium - Student voice Recovery in a post covid world – The three Rs of education law: Regulation, Re-engagement and Risk management Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association Ltd (ANZELA) brings together people from varying sectors with an interest in Education Law. The wide-ranging program contains sessions relevant to teachers, school administrators, lawyers, principals, and people who work in a tertiary setting. [...]
The Tasmanian Government recently provided an update about the development of a Child and Youth Safe Organisations Framework for the state. The Framework will contribute to the development of child and youth safe organisations in Tasmania, which promote the safety of children and young people from all forms of harm in institutional settings. In particular, the Framework will contribute to the prevention of sexual abuse against children and young people in institutional settings. It will also improve investigation of, and responses to, child sexual abuse in institutional settings. A large range of government and non-government services, businesses, clubs and associations will [...]
Professor Martin Mills, the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Queensland University of Technology Teachers and teaching: The politics of respect Online Attendance (Zoom Webinar) -please register HERE. In interviews with teachers (and students) over many years, on many different topics, and in many different locations the word ‘respect’ comes up regularly. In this lecture I want to explore the meaning of ‘respect’ in the context of contemporary constructs of the ‘ideal teacher’. It will be argued that paying attention to ‘respect’ is central to addressing many of the issues facing teachers, including their retention in the education system. The notion [...]
NEAT Member Benefits Membership 2022-Subscription-renewal covers the 12 months from April each year. Membership fees are currently $120 per year. Other member benefits include: Automatic membership of the Australian Professional Teaching Association (APTA). NEAT requires financial PTA memberships to retain its seat at the national roundtables. Public liability insurance at a reduced rate and this cover provides access to additional elective policies. NEAT members can access public liability insurance for workshops and conferences at significantly reduced rates. However, this insurance does not cover students involved in activities and conference venues usually require sighting of a certificate of currency. Insuraqnce is approximately [...]
APTA Getting Governance Right registration site https://www.apta.edu.au/blog/2022/05/25/1116/ APTA invites all Board, Committee members and Executive Officers of professional teacher associations to attend this relevant and important governance session. Details Date: Wednesday 1 June 2022 Time: 07:30pm - 08:30pm AEST Venue: Online via Zoom Price: $30.00 Presenter Dr Deb Hull, APTA Board Member, CPTAV President and Executive Officer of History Teachers' Association of Victoria From her experience in and out of teachers' associations, Dr Deb Hull will present the legal obligations of Board members, best practice principles for financial governance and how to get the most out of Board meetings. Format A 40 minute [...]