Tagged: MOE

Please Restrain Me

Seriously. The latest in Ministry bull-hockey is in full swing. Many teachers were somewhat perplexed at the latest heightening of the issue of restraint in schools, when the Ministry introduced a layer of bureaucracy...

Taillight

Over the last several months, we’ve seen an increase of ‘Principal-related’ jobs that have stacked on-top of the role that Principals already have to play. For one, I know that for many Principals, Novopay...

How Teachers See Children

I was thinking today about the different professional views on how we should be seeing children, and how completely different that is from any kind of reality that actually faces us in the classroom....

Steam-rolled!

In relation to: Protests against education reform – Stuff.co.nz Related posts: Hekia will not stand for re-election in 2017 Decile Bulb Blown Whoopshhhhh! The Teaching Conundrum

Assessment Assessment Assessment

In the current education climate, teachers are finding themselves with the responsibility of making OTJ’s (Overall Teacher Judgements) to report to parents about their child’s academic achievements, but the requirement to have evidence for...