In 1990, as most regular readers of this site know, I left the formal education system to play my part in fighting the education implications of Tomorrow’s School’s neoliberal, managerialist philosophy and, in particular, the organisational representation of that philosophy, the education review office. 2,048 more words
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Nigel Latta on school education: What was that?
The things Nigel Latta got right about New Zealand school education were also what is wrong about New Zealand school education. 1,952 more words
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
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