Tagged: funding

Decile Ratings to be Replaced

“A controversial risk modelling tool to guide Government spending in schools is reportedly close to being signed off as a replacement for the decile system. The predictive risk modelling index would replace the decile system,...

Prison Beds or Educated Society

Two point five billion dollars. $2.5 billion dollars. $2,500,000,000.00 That’s a lot of dollar coins. Let me tell you what they will spend it on. No. Not fixing the poverty problem sweeping the country....

David Seymour’s Crying Baby

Waaaa. Waaaa. Stop picking on my baby. David Seymour sure is a whiney wet fish when he comes out to defend his precious little charter schools. This came about as a charter school approached...

The Property Game – Wellington Schools

It’s been a bit of a rough start to the year for education. If it’s not people complaining about the amount of holiday the teachers get, then it’s the cost of education and how...

Ministry website ‘gold-plated’?

The Ministry of Education has spent a whopping $1.2million on a new website. Source: Ministry website ‘gold-plated’? I am dumbfounded. Absolutely speechless. For once, two of my main passions collide for the first time...