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Primary School Diaries
by Kelvin Smythe
The five booklets complete the series.
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Monthly Archives: February 2018
The File and this writing is predicated on the main aim for school education in a democracy being to prepare children for life in a democracy and to support and protect it. What else could the main aim for school … Continue reading
Here I stand Part 2: Labour as part of the establishment won’t tolerate any diminution of establishment power
What goes around with hierarchical education comes around. Two or three years before the implementation of Tomorrow’s Schools I was given a lift in a taxi from Wellington Airport by Noel Scott, Labour mp, former district senior inspector of secondary … Continue reading
Primary school education is about the curriculum, the real curriculum, developed in New Zealand in the 1940s, based on the interaction of the affective and cognitive, and evolved from teacher knowledge in shared process (see variously below, especially Part 3), … Continue reading