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Researching Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates: Cross National Perspectives

Working with Lauri Johnson and Sue Winton we have recently been successful in establishing a World Education Research Association International Research Network – focused on ‘Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates: Cross National Perspectives’. 436 more words

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More shonky NCEA manipulation – more support for networkonnet’s campaign

The metropolitan newspapers, in neoliberal fashion, are always working to construct a narrative that has teachers at fault – all that is needed being a drop-in hero principal. 855 more words

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Manawatu Standard writes about shonky NCEA – support at last for networkonnet

The following from the Manawatu Standard adds weight to my campaign to have recognised the corruption that is occurring in the manipulation of NCEA results. It takes a provincial newspaper to do it. 711 more words

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Hattie’s research: Is wrong Part 4 – a kind of Svengali

There is not, of course, the evil intent, but with John Hattie we have an academic in overdrive –  manipulating and controlling against what as I see as the freedom to be creative. 1,196 more words

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Where are we?

As a person in education who has fought for a quarter of a century  for a culture of education that values above all, teachers having sufficient freedom to be innovative, truly innovative, I feel I am usefully placed to reply to the question: Where are we? 942 more words

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Elections don't matter . . .

About a month ago I had to write the editorial for the Summer number of Forum. Writing before the election result was known presented some challenges, and as the text below indicates, my sense of the outcome was inaccurate.  1,555 more words

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