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Independent advice and Stuart McNaughton an oxymoron

The state of knowledge in school education and the role of academics in our governance is characterised by John Hattie being the academic star in both New Zealand and Australia. 1,906 more words

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The NZ Herald education editorialist is oh so wrong

There is something disconcerting about the Herald education editorialist (I have no idea of his name); something reminiscent; something that stirs associations.  That he is a virulent education neoliberal is obvious and will be demonstrated, but there is something more. 1,435 more words

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Upper Hutt cluster take a stand against the IES

Wendy Eyles


Upper Hutt Boards of Trustees Cluster

Ph 04 970 6262


Media Release 7 July 2014 – for immediate release

Attention: Education and Political Reporters… 762 more words

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Dominion Post stoops to partisan politics - John O’Neill gets caught up in Fairfax’s anti-state school stance

Dear reader

There will now proceed a seriously unbalanced campaign against Labour’s education policies. It will be a campaign with an implicit slur on New Zealand public school teachers. 1,466 more words

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Phil Harding rains on the donation parade

I promised that yesterday’s posting would be the last for the term. Perhaps, I should have been a politician and given myself an out and qualified what I said with ‘unless there were unforeseen circumstances’. 1,005 more words

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Losing the curriculum: going to hell in a handbasket

And by curriculum I mean our curriculum – the one developed in classroom experience from the interaction of a number of knowledges over decades. If we lose our curriculum – we lose: and we are losing. 1,175 more words

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Some terrible things have been perpetrated: Aussie version of a Kiwi posting

From: Phil Cullen 
Sent: Saturday, 28 June 2014 8:16 a.m.
To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
Subject: Fw: Treehorn Express: Kelvin Smythe “Some terrible things have been perpetrated – close to evil.” 2,618 more words

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