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 [...]
APTA continues to represent the interests of joint councils and teaching associations at the national level. Our News in Brief for May 2022 outlines the work we have been doing on behalf of associations. See this link to the news online https://www.apta.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/APTA_-News-in-Brief_May-2022-1.pdf
The 2022-2023 Annual NEAT Subscription The 2022-2023 Annual NEAT Subscription is due and the form is available from the Associations page. Please contact the Secretary of NEAT for further details of the recommended broker for NEAT sponsored business insurance cover for committees, meetings, events and professional development days.
APTA Annual General Meeting 2021 Pursuant to section 7.4(a) of the APTA constitution, this post provides notice that the APTA AGM will be held on Saturday 13 November 2021 from 2:00pm to 2:30pm AEDT via Zoom (1:30pm SA, 1:00pm QLD, 12:30pm NT). Business to be conducted at the AGM includes: Confirmation of the minutes of the previous AGM Consideration of the financial statements Consideration of member reports and president’s report Determination regarding a 2022 financial audit Appointment of directors Election of office bearers Any other business Please contact NEAT for more details via email: Neattas@gmail.com
APTA's News in Brief - October 2021 Includes: President's report APTA's strategic priorities Webinar with Dr Ben Jensen Upcoming meeting with DESE ACARA update HALT summit - what is AITSL's future focus? ITE consultations