Tagged: assessment

National Standards Plus

Seriously. How ridiculous? Mum is running late for work, driving over the hill to her 9 til 5 job in the city centre. A notification comes through on her phone at 9:01am, and although...

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...

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...