Written By: - Date published: 2:59 pm, December 13th, 2017 - 74 comments
It’s great to see Chris Hipkins abolishing ‘National Standards’ as a matter of priority. This policy was nothing but an unfortunate bit of populism from the previous government, and a Prime Minister in John Key who specialised in band-aid solutions to problems that required stitches. While it may have made some people feel better that it […]
Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, October 9th, 2015 - 21 comments
Turns out the Education Minister overrode Ministry advice to protect National’s pet charter schools from being evaluated on their actual outcomes. Plus a bonus side order of hypocrisy on class sizes.
Written By: - Date published: 8:45 am, June 12th, 2012 - 23 comments
Parents and teachers are calling for Key to apologise over the stress and anxiety that Key’s government has caused them over the last 2 weeks. Want to guess how Key handled it?
Written By: - Date published: 9:37 am, June 8th, 2012 - 38 comments
The hysterical right are pretty pissed that the Nats have backed down on class sizes. Let them rant all they like – the Nats can’t afford to listen.
Written By: - Date published: 8:44 am, June 6th, 2012 - 79 comments
Hekia Parata has refused to front up to education groups against her bigger class sizes.