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Primary School Diaries
by Kelvin Smythe
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Monthly Archives: February 2017
Peggy’s last post: I have decided this will be my last Facebook post about the ERA Settlement that as yet has not been paid to me by Mrs Moore. I have, for the past two years endured bullying, loss, humiliation, … Continue reading
Neoliberalism and its education expression As much as New Zealanders dislike the idea of theories especially in education, if we are to solve the problems we want to solve in education, we must recognise the present education system (interlinked as … Continue reading
As much as New Zealanders dislike the idea of theories especially in education, if we are to solve the problems we want to solve in education, we must recognise the present education system (interlinked as it is with the current … Continue reading
Democracy at risk. John Roughan from the Herald has added to his biography of John Key providing an account of why he resigned, but it doesn’t gel, perhaps for the reason it doesn’t attend to a decidedly alternative reason (being … Continue reading
Ring-ring-ring-ring Good morning. Is that Kelvin Smythe of Cambridge? Yes. Stand by for a call from the president of the United States of America. I am unbelievably disappointed that you and your bunch of education bad dudes have … Continue reading
Rangiora High School: attempts to discredit Authority decision: explosive staff meeting: why Hekia resigned: $m of blood money found
This posting begins quietly, setting the scene, one in which a principal and a board are unjustifiably dismissed on the basis of a secret report. In the process, I believe the commissioner compromised the Strategic Leadership Team (SLT) which partly … Continue reading