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The Teacher Crisis as it is.

Recently there has been a lot in the media about teachers pay, and current issues in education. This was somewhat heightened by the August strike – the first primary teachers have been on since...

Striking Teachers: Win or Lose?

While a resounding cheer went up at ‘The Stadium’ when given the option of striking for two days, numerous teachers looked at each other and shook their heads. Minutes before we were told of...

Teacher Workload: After the Standards

There was a small sigh of relief when the Rt Hon. Chris Hipkins announced that National Standards were no longer a government requirement for primary schools to use. Okay; it was more of a...

Modern Learning Environments become Innovative

What’s in a name? Community of Schools = Community of Learning Charter Schools = Partnership Schools Modern Learning Environment = Innovative Learning Environment Given that the Ministry of Education has launched it’s latest site...

A Rainy Day

In relation to: “Robertson declared he will reserve the surplus for “a rainy day,” http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1811/S00006/nz-teachers-union-moves-to-call-off-strikes.htm Related posts: No Money No More Sense from Seymour Disclaimer When Behaviour gets Brushed Off

Barnyard

In relation to https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/107735238/Shirley-Boys-Cashmere-High-reject-open-plan-classrooms-for-school-rebuilds https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/100176364/shirley-boys-high-school-ditches-plans-for-barn-space-classrooms Related posts: Modern Learning Environments become Innovative Disclaimer Open Source for Education Rangiora High principal ‘bullied’

No Money

In relation to: https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/on-the-inside/368554/how-to-win-an-argument-on-the-government-s-surplus https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12106997 Related posts: A Rainy Day Hipkins says National Standards ‘will be gone very quickly’ | OneNews Kids arriving at school in nappies Vane Sopoaga teaches money literacy to 100,000...

Sufferage: The Sideways Movement

This year we celebrate 125 years since the Women’s Suffrage movement. In New Zealand, Kate Sheppard lead the charge to get women the vote. “Speaking for a new generation, she argued, ‘We are tired...