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Primary School Diaries
by Kelvin Smythe
The five booklets complete the series.
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Monthly Archives: June 2014
From: Phil Cullen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Saturday, 28 June 2014 8:16 a.m. To: Undisclosed-Recipient:; Subject: Fw: Treehorn Express: Kelvin Smythe “Some terrible things have been perpetrated – close to evil.” Kelvin: I hope you approve of this final draft. Allan: I plan to … Continue reading
Ivan is an academic hero from the fight against Tomorrow’s Schools. At the time it seemed as there was Ivan and five or six other Massey academics, two from Victoria – and me from schools, carrying that fight. This is … Continue reading
That false e-mail, of course, wasn’t sent by the US Navy, it was sent by someone who had attempted to embarrass a principal. This was the report from a forensic computer analyst: – – – OrgName: Navy … Continue reading
The latest flyer from NZPF is like watching an organisation in the midst of a breakdown. There is the most curdled of introductions followed by a Monty Python survey. One hopes that something as important as this survey was developed … Continue reading
Boards of trustees have been starved of information about IES; one of the main reasons for this is because the government and STA know that many boards of trustees will be taken aback by the disruptive implications for schools. Also … Continue reading
Is there a more derided organisation in primary education than STA? It has a huge staff and miniscule positive reputation. STA seems to function in a parallel universe – and when occasionally the two, unaccountably, cross lines, it only serves … Continue reading