Tagged: achievement

School funding not always linked to results

Investing in education is one of the most promising ways for countries to secure their future. And yet, there is a surprisingly tenuous relationship between the amount of money spent per student and the...

Primary schools to measure student progress

In response to https://beehive.govt.nz/release/primary-schools-measure-student-progress – August 26, 2017. Measure. Measure. Measure. Weigh. Weigh. Weigh. Data. Data. Data. “The Government has made a decision to shift towards a system that measures student progress, alongside National...

Academic or Mechanic?

The old smell of oil, diesel and grease fills the nose. The hunched over worker looks sideways from under the hood of a new Mercedes Benz and sighs with disappointment at the new arrival...

CoLs: Achievement Challenge Numbers

Part of establishing a CoL has been the task of setting an “Achievement Challenge” that all schools in your CoL will aim for and target. In the initial stages, schools were gun ho, with...