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NZPF and NZEI – great: PPTA need a pay cut and to be hauled in

For those in primary, as far as organisational representation is concerned, we can now feel comfortable.

Yes – NZEI is in a complicated IES position that in one sense doesn’t make full sense, but they are cool, and we have learnt we can trust them. 553 more words

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The steaming mound of lies that is the ministry media release on mathematics

Can’t the media get it? Can’t the editors get it? Can’t the boards of trustees get it? Can’t the parents get it? Everything that comes out of the ministry of education commenting on education, the big mouth of Hekia, the smirking one of the PM’s, the education review office, is light years from the whole truth. 1,898 more words

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Group reviewing under IES and EDUCANZ being probed: NZEI get ready to leave

If in putting one and one together is true, the NZEI should get ready to leave the IES table. In a posting late last year I wrote, and in blood as far as I am concerned: 535 more words

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Inert main aims, measurable objectives, discovery-destroying learning outcomes are bricks in the wall

From time-to-time I like to stocktake where I think classroom learning is. I do this because I think it is important schools don’t regularise the terrible or make normal the grossly abnormal. 591 more words

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IES: This is your moment, don’t waste it

Public school education – primary and secondary – is failing but this is mainly kept from view by a fantastic bureaucratic stranglehold over schools and a Machiavellian propaganda network of unparalleled proportions. 1,220 more words

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UE results demonstrate a failing education system: secondary and primary

Deniable corruption

I happen to think that secondary school teachers within the limits and burdens being placed on them are pretty good. As an inspector and in other capacities I have been impressed by some aspects of their classroom teaching. 1,832 more words

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