CONFERENCE INFORMATION

 

 

1.    MOTIONS   - Deadline for motions is Friday 21 June 2013!!  That is in 3 weeks time!!

1.1.  Motions can be

1.1.1.    stating a view on an issue,

1.1.2.    requesting/demanding action from an appropriate  structure,  e.g. internal provincial Naptosa issues which have not been addressed in the PEC would be directed to the PEC, Naptosa national issues would be directed to the NEC,

1.2.  When writing the motion use the format “Conference   …… (requests/demands,etc) that …..(the structure being addressed) …………… (description of the action required). See the examples below:

 

 

Motions and Proposer

Notes and Amendments

1

Conference recommends that the National Congress approves a resolution to amend the Constitution to increase the membership fee, with effect 1 January 2009, by a percentage not exceeding the total percentage increases awarded to teachers during 2008.

Finance Committee

 

2

Conference calls on the DoE to adjust the Post Provisioning norms to exclude Principals from the post establishment of a school.  Ngcobo

 

3

Conference resolves that Grade R posts attached to schools be included in the educator posts at a school for the purpose of grading of the school.  Ngcobo

 

4

Conference supports the ECDoE in its move to review post establishments of schools in at least a 3 year cycle.

Ngcobo      Grahamstown

 

 

1.3.  Your motion(s) must be handed to your Branch Committee Chairperson for the branch to consider. It is a branch that submits motions to Conference.

2.    DELEGATES -

 

2.1.  Selection and Delegates lists is done by the Branch Committee

2.2.  If you want to be a delegate you use the attached Application form. DEADLINE for submission to Branch is18 June 2013. You only make the R100 payment when the Branch Committee ratifies your application.

2.3.  Transport and Accommodation

2.3.1. Keep in touch with your Branch Committee to be aware of arrangements made by the branch.

2.4.   Dress code

2.4.1.     We suggest that delegates be advised to come dressed for the dinner. The dress code for the dinner is formal.

2.4.2.    The dress code for conference and for the supper at the Boardwalk complex on the second night is smart casual including corporate wear.

2.4.3.    FAIN Sports, our corporate wear providers, will have items on sale at Conference. See the brochure and order form in this pack.

 

2.5.  Unfortunately the size of the budget does not allow us to make arrangements for observers.

 

3.    ARRIVAL AT CONFERENCE

3.1.  NOTE parking will be in designated areas at NNMU Sports Centre (See the attached maps for directions). When you arrive make sure that your drivers follow the directions of the University security personnel, observe road signs and are courteous to other road users.

3.2.  Registration will be in the foyer on the first floor. Sign posting from the parking area should assist you.

 

P C DUMINY
PROVINCIAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

 

DRAFT CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Friday 9th August 2013

14:00   Pre-Conference PEC meeting          (Venue: Boardroom in NNUM Sports Centre)

16:00- 17:15   Registration at NNMU                                                          

19:00  Conference Dinner/ Presidential Address                  (Venue: NMU Sports Centre)

 

·         President’s address –                                          Mr Basil Manuel

 

Saturday, 10th August 2013

Venue: NMU Sports Centre

08:30   CONFERENCE SESSION

v  Chairperson convenes Conference and welcomes all

v  Devotions -  

v  Provincial Chairperson’s opening remarks

v  Fraternal Greetings

v  Obituaries                                          

v  Tabling of Reports

¨           NAPTOSA (Eastern Cape)                                                Mr Peter Duminy

¨              PORTFOLIO COMMITTEES:                            Chairpersons

¨              BRANCHES                                                           Chairpersons

¨           Provincial PCTA Report

¨           Presentation to Chairpersons at the end of their term of office Mr Ntantala

v  Adoption of Standing Orders                                    

 

 

  

 

9:30     HIV / Aids input on VCT                               Mrs Maggie Mogale

 

10:00   Sponsor input  - Metropolitan Life

10:10   Conference Director  

10:15   TEA

10:45   CONFERENCE SESSION

Ø  Keynote Address: 

 

11:55   CONFERENCE SESSION

Ø     Update on Conditions of Service                    Mr Wally Smith

12:45   Sponsor input  -   

12:55   Conference Director

13:00   LUNCH

13:45-14:30    Input 1

 

14:30-15:00    Input 2

 

15:00   Sponsor input -

 

15:15 - 15:45  TEA

15:45   CONFERENCE SESSION

15:45-16:45    Business Session

·           Conference Motions

·           Process for approval of minutes

17:45   Sponsor input –

17:55   Conference Director

19:00   Evening programme at Boardwalk Complex

Sunday, 11th August 2013

08:30   CONFERENCE SESSION    

Ø  DEVOTIONS

Ø  Adoption of minutes of Friday and Saturday

Ø  Financial Statements   

Ø  Recommendation of Auditors 

Ø  Conference Motions              

10:30   TEA

11:00   CONFERENCE SESSION    

Ø  Branch Chairpersons’ recommendation on minutes of Friday and Saturday

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