Classroom Release Time (CRT) and Non-contact Time

All teachers are entitled to time away from the classroom in their working week. This is set out in the Collective Agreements.

For the teachers in Primary schools, it is called Classroom Release Time.

For the teachers in Secondary schools, it is named Non-contact Time.

You can find information about CRT and Non-contact Time in the PPTA and NZEI Guidelines:

PPTA Guideline (Secondary)

NZEI Guideline (Primary)

If you need further information, please contact the Employment Advisory & Support Centre on 0800 782 435 (Option 2)

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