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The Government's unveiled the rules for its new charter schools scheme and the first sponsored schools are expected to open in 18 months.
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20/08/2012 5:05:53 p.m.
This is so hilarious! On one had you have the MOE going flat out, (especially over the past month) to get literacy and numeracy at the top of everyones achievement agendas via National Standards...planning to release this data so that parents can chose a 'brainy' school for their kids - yet on the other hand they're saying - hey all the rest of you losers, set up your own schools, find you own teachers and knock yourselves out, we're washing our hands of you special needs, underachievers, Maori and PI - aka the 'tail'.
14/08/2012 11:18:50 p.m.
I have tried a system such as this. I have taught a small group of kids with learning disabilities. I am not a teacher, but have had 30 years experience with kids, travelled, and am passionate about education meeting the needs of our non-steriotypical kids. There is not a one-size fits all. I had huge success with the kids I taught and I am very excited about this development.
6/08/2012 6:45:54 p.m.
I got a teaching diploma in the 90's. It was a complete waste of time. I've never held a teaching job and now it would seem, I don't even need a diploma to teach anyway.
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