Monthly Archives: August 2015

Blood in the water: the review office goes into cover-up mode: it distorts, weaves, demeans, confuses, lies, and bullies Part 2

In Part 1, we described how grotesquely awry review office behaviour left a smallish seaside school shattered. I want to make one thing clear, this posting is about a bad reviewer, even more importantly a bad review process that allowed, … Continue reading

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Blood in the water: the education review office: terror by design: randomness, non-accountability, and infinite bureaucratic demand: Part 1

I received this letter from the now former chair of board of trustees. Dear Kelvin Your website has the following quotes: 1. ‘ERO made no judgements as to the merits of the complaint because that might well have contaminated it … Continue reading

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If I was a principal I would vote against the Joint Initiative

It was fun to be on the Queen Street march with Ally Kroon and all the others, but it didn’t work out marvellously did it? Oh well, let’s keep at it. The heading is not meant as a hard-hitting criticism … Continue reading

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