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Primary School Diaries
by Kelvin Smythe
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Tag Archives: Education
National standards have gone, but how will schools react, will it just be much the same but minus official national standards? will there be much scratching of heads? or will it be a return to holistic values, our education cultural … Continue reading
Reading continued Yeah-how! National standards gone. Well – all-but. My principal and senior teacher already give me a pretty free rein. I’m going to go for it. Back to me: These are the expanded notes I used as I travelled … Continue reading
Yeah-how! National standards gone. Well – all-but. My principal and senior teacher already give me a pretty free rein. I’m going to go for it. Back to me: These are the expanded notes I used as I travelled the country … Continue reading
It was November, 2009. In normal times websites like networkonnet should leave schools alone to survive the end of year, but these are not normal times – what has happened, and will happen, in the year’s concluding weeks will be … Continue reading
New digital curriculum a corrupt education disaster Labour and the coalition have won the election, but now they need to act urgently to save our education system. The education system is on the brink of being snapped up by neoliberal … Continue reading
Where did the leaders go wrong in their responses (though they were pretty good as far as they went) as reported in a provincial newspaper on 20 October; responses that if asked of education leaders generally, would, I think, be … Continue reading
Whetu’s conference speech I want to extend a very warm welcome to our special guest. To our Minister of Education, the Hon Nikki Kaye. Welcome Minister. And thank you for taking time out of the most exciting election campaign – … Continue reading