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Nottingham-Shire: a voice for education details

Blogs about this event can be found on this site – by clicking on the tag NottsVoiceEd.

The University of Nottingham School of Education website for the event is… 46 more words

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My letter to Lucy Powell: time to put teachers' collective bargaining back on the agenda

Dear Ms Powell

Congratulations on your appointment as Shadow Secretary of State for Education. I have no doubt you are receiving considerable advice at the present time, but I hope you don’t mind if I add my own policy suggestion to the many others you will be receiving. 1,693 more words

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Nottingham-Shire: A voice for education

Provisional details of this event have already been blogged about.  The workshop is a chance to meet with others, discuss what type of education we want (in schools, colleges, universities, adult) and think about how we bring about the change we want to see. 429 more words

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Another huge bureaucratic injustice

The following was written by a parent. After investigating it I have found the claims of terrible injustice to be supported.

It is another case of the education bureaucracy listening to the wrong people; believing them to be the worth listening to because, it seems, they want to believe teaching professionals aren’t. 1,073 more words

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Human nature, cynicism, and NZEI capitulation

As predicted in an earlier posting, there were strong majorities from schools in support of clusters, with teachers more strongly in favour than principals. I am impressed, given the farcically biased presentation and that such a vote should never have been placed before members, that three out of ten principals were against.  622 more words

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And now it is bullying by PLD personnel with the shadowy backing of ERO and the ministry

Of the stories sent in, I have given some priority to this one, that of a teacher being bullied by a senior person from a Professional Learning and Development company.  615 more words

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Yesterday’s e-mail is a small win over ERO

The following e-mail was sent to all schools. It is clearly a rushed measure from Iona, a small advance, but a welcome one, and I praise her for it. 874 more words

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