Monthly Archives: May 2016

Attack! 38 To pair or not to pair?

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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Yes – we are in an education mess

If these were different political times, in other words, Labour had been the government, the response to the research findings of a government-contracted firm declaring that something is very wrong with the level of education knowledge and skills of so … Continue reading

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Attack! 37A Resource pack Toi Taketake: Belonging Here

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Attack! 37 Some examples of activities for a ‘feeling for’ social studies unit emphasising the early and middle stages Part 2

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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Targeted funding allocation the same yearly amount as the asset attempt on Rangiora

As far as National education budgets are concerned, teacher organisations get what it costs the government to get them off its back. That cost was obviously nothing, as the school allocation is going from $13.9 billion to $14.2 billion; a … Continue reading

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The six introductory paragraphs to a post-election posting in 2008: how did I do?

National: Smoke and mirrors? Part 1  This posting (Parts 1 and 2) will explain why Nationals heavy-handed ‘tail’ and assessment policies will not only fail in their specific objectives but also have a serious effect on an already tense and … Continue reading

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Attack! 36 Some examples of activities for a ‘feeling for’ social studies unit emphasising the early and middle stages Part 1

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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