Ngā Manu Kōrero funding
A national entitlement of 350 relief teacher days is available to administer the Ngā Manu Kōrero speech contests, under provisions of the Secondary Teachers’ Employment Agreement.
About the funding
This funding pool is jointly managed by the Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) and the Ministry of Education.
Payment may only be made to boards that have applied through the process below. Payments can't be made to organising committees or other bodies.
Applying for funding
You must consult with the local Ngā Manu Kōrero organising committee before you apply.
The board writes a letter of application to the PPTA. The application should include:
- dates and location of the competitions
- the names of the teachers requiring leave for attendance.
The PPTA assesses all applications, and then passes its recommendations to the Ministry of Education.
The Ministry gives approval.
The Resourcing Division processes the application, and sends payment to the approved board.
Post Primary Teachers' Association
PO Box 2119
Attn: Te Makao Bowkett, Apiha Māori
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