In studying for a post-graduate degree in history, I seemed always to gravitate to a study of how people stood up to the injustice of unfair, authoritarian, or totalitarian rule – how people responded in those moral crucibles. 1,978 more words
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The implications for education of the resounding National Party victory are profound, but more on that in later postings.
Labour got the campaign horribly wrong – yes, David Cunliffe was not the one for the job, but above everything, was getting the campaign horribly wrong. 1,207 more words
South Island Association Intermediate and Middle Schools
Annual Principals’ Conference Wednesday, 24 March, 2010
The basic ideals of a western-style education system rest on the consistency with which the welfare of the child is at the centre of decision making; the ethicality of decision making; and the degree of freedom the main participants have to express their ideas freely and influence that decision making. 4,798 more words
Earlier this year, Sir Ian Wood, one of Scotland’s leading business figures, was commissioned by the Scottish Government to produce a report about Scotland’s education system and how effectively it prepares young people for the workplace. 1,697 more words