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Primary School Diaries
by Kelvin Smythe
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Tag Archives: Schooling
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
An account of the history of that wrongness At centre, being a principal is about children and the curriculum, and being teaching, while the children are the recipients, and teachers the medium, the curriculum is the way – and the … Continue reading
Steve Maharey was a Labour minister of education and recently stood down as vice-chancellor of Massey University. He has written an article in the publication Pundit (March 11, 2017) titled ‘Can we finally agree on how to run schools’, the … Continue reading
This is a quiet posting in response to a serious situation: the state of school education. I want the real state of school education to be recognised – recognised as an impetus to much needed fundamental change to the structure … 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
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