Already a number of organisations have jumped at the opportunity to share their knowledge and expertise at the Children In Crisis conference this October. Check these organisations out. What amazing work they are doing!
- PPTA: New Zealand Post Primary Teachers Association Te Wehengarua
The New Zealand Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) is a voluntary trade union and professional association registered under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 and the Employment Relations Act 2000. For over 50 years PPTA members have worked in schools and nationally to ensure all young people in New Zealand have equitable access to a high quality public education.
- NZEI: New Zealand Education Institute Te Riu Roa
NZEI Te Riu Roa members work in every community in New Zealand, leading and advocating for quality public education. They 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. They come together as NZEI Te Riu Roa – New Zealand’s largest education union, a Treaty based organisation and a powerful advocate for quality public education.
- OMEP: World Organisation for Early Childhood Education
OMEP is an international, interdisciplinary, non-governmental organisation, founded in 1948 in Prague, to benefit children under the age of 8 years throughout the world. OMEP is registered in Paris.
Child Matters is a registered charitable trust dedicated to preventing harm to children in New Zealand. Since 1994 they have been working in communities throughout New Zealand, educating, supporting and inspiring adults to protect children. Child Matters provides guidance, advice, education and support to those in a position to protect children. Their training and education programmes provide adults with essential skills, and just as importantly the confidence, to intervene when a child needs help.
- CPAG: Child Poverty Action Group
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG has approximately 2,000 members and supporters across New Zealand including leading academics, doctors, teachers, health workers, community workers and many other people concerned about the poorest children in New Zealand society.