New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa (NZEI)


NZEI Te Riu Roa members work in every community in New Zealand, leading and advocating for quality public education. We are the 50,000 principals, teachers and support staff who work in primary, area and secondary schools as well as early childhood centres, special education and school advisory services. As the professional voice of New Zealand principals, teachers and support staff we are engaged in building on the high quality education our schools and centres offer our children. As the industrial voice of educators we are committed to securing the best employment terms and conditions possible for all members. We strongly support educational initiatives that align with our values and vision for quality public education and strongly oppose policies and practices that are destructive to our vision and values.

New Zealand Post Primary Teachers’ Association Te Wehengarua (PPTA)


PPTA Te Wehengarua is the professional association and union of teachers and principals committed to improving secondary education for New Zealand students. More than 17,000 PPTA Te Wehengarua members are working in schools and nationally to ensure all young people in New Zealand have equitable access to a high-quality public education. Teachers employed in state and integrated secondary schools, area schools, technology centres and community education centres are eligible to join. PPTA Te Wehengarua provides professional networks where teachers can influence the debate on crucial education issues.

New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council (NZSPC)

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The NZSPC is a part of the PPTA Te Wehengarua community network that shares information and resources for principals nationally.

Research for Educational Impact (REDI), Deakin University

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Deakin University’s Strategic Research Centre in Education, Research for Educational Impact (REDI) is located within the School of Education. Our research is focussed around four distinctive areas of research, and is led by renowned scholars in collaboration with highly active and successful educational researchers from a number of disciplines.