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Educational Excellence Everywhere: what is the real agenda?

In May I spoke at a meeting of teachers and parents in Sandwell – talking about the White Paper ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere‘ and what I believe is the real agenda behind this policy. 15 more words

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The NUT is on strike: will it make a difference?

This article appeared in Schools Week the day of the NUT’s strike – 5th July 2016.

What is the NUT strike about and will it make a difference?’

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Trash Education Review (June) article on clusters

Jude Barback is editor of a publication of particularly nauseating content; a product reminiscent of those 1984 publishing factories … oh the skin-crawling forced hockey-sticks jocularity overlaying sinister purpose. 822 more words

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Forum! by and for teachers and principals.

Networkonnet is now offering a new place to communicate your ideas: Forum!

If you have something to say about current education and want it read by a large number of teachers and principals, send it to: Allan Alach ( 620 more words

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One day someone in the media will read these three links and it will be all over for Parata

The data being used to make judgements on how New Zealand schools are performing is always drawn from national standards and NCEA – but all are considerably inflated. 384 more words

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NZEI member says union has lost its teeth and is back to pressuring members

I love teaching, I love the spark in the eyes of the learners, and I love to challenge myself and the kids to achieve the best they can. 819 more words

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Where school education is really going

This is a two-part posting:

  • The first is based on information about the wider and real plans for the education system.
  • The second is a glimpse of what I see as the cluster morass.
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