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Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA)

Eight additional teacher only days were allocated in the Accord between the Ministry of Education, NZEI Te Riu Roa, and PPTA Te Wehengarua.

These eight days will not extend the school years. Information on these days in 2021 for secondary settings is provided below.

2021 accord teacher only days for secondary schools, wharekura and area schools

The Secondary Teacher Only Days Accord Sub-Group that includes the Secondary Principals’ Association of New Zealand (SPANZ), New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council (SPC), New Zealand Area Schools Association (NZASA), Ngā Kura a Iwi o Aoteroa, Te Rūnanga Nui and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) was established last year to co-design and support the Accord Partners to implement the eight additional teacher only days.

The Secondary Teacher Only Days Accord Sub-Group can now advise the dates for the three secondary, wharekura and area schools 2021 teacher only days are as follows:

Day 2

Date

Education Region 1

Education Region 2

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Wellington

Otago Southland

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Auckland

Canterbury

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Nelson / Marlborough / West Coast

Bay of Plenty / Rotorua / Taupō

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Waikato

Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Thursday, 20 May 2021

Tai Tokerau

Taranaki / Whanganui / Manawatū

Day 3

Date

Education Region 1

Education Region 2

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Tai Tokerau

Taranaki / Whanganui / Manawatū

Thursday, 5 August 2021

Wellington

Otago Southland

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Auckland

Canterbury

Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Nelson / Marlborough / West Coast

Bay of Plenty / Rotorua / Taupō

Thursday, 12 August 2021

Waikato

Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Day 4

Date

Education Region 1

Education Region 2

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Waikato

Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Thursday, 25 November

2021

Auckland

Canterbury

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Tai Tokerau

Taranaki / Whanganui / Manawatū

Wednesday, 1 December

2021

Wellington

Otago Southland

Thursday, 2 December 2021

Nelson / Marlborough / West Coast

Bay of Plenty / Rotorua / Taupō

As previously communicated, these days are set aside to support the implementation of changes to NCEA, and wider strengthening of curriculum, progress and achievement practice. 

The Accord Sub-Group will provide supporting material and support for these, and all Accord Teacher Only Days.

Last modified on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 15:58

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