Tagged: Hekia Parata


When Behaviour gets Brushed Off

Thanks Minister. Thanks for belittling every single effort that principals, teachers, and support staff make in trying to redirect student energy away from problem behaviour and towards learning. Thanks for having a strong behavioural...


Learning and Teaching and Learning

This week, the Minister published a new announcement through the media. The headline: “Hekia Parata – Let’s make learning better.” For whatever reason, this completely grated with all sense and sensibility within me. Something...


Gold medals for all

Global (Bulk) Funding In the weekend just been, I caught up with Ms Parata’s latest palava regarding schooling and in particular, the funding of it. Needless to say, there was lots of conjecture, and...