It has been a great end of year. I have enjoyed the various events, seeing children's achievements recognised in a variety of ways.
Posted: Friday December 16, 2016
The earthquake on Sunday night certainly changed our Monday and probably will impact the rest of the week. However, I would like to take a moment to think of those who were injured, lost their lives, their homes and their livelihoods as a result of this earthquake; but also to...
Posted: Wednesday November 16, 2016
There are a number of legislative and other changes currently being proposed for education. New Zealand School Trustees Association is sending out emails providing advice to Boards of Trustees on them. NZEI currently has a “Better Funding” bus travelling New Zealand encouraging the public to stand against some of the...
Posted: Monday October 31, 2016
I am sitting here in my hotel room in a very sunny and warm Brisbane. No apologies for making you feel jealous! Thanks to the team organising the Edutech conference for inviting me to speak at this conference.
Posted: Friday May 27, 2016
It is amazing how quickly three years passes. It is that time again - Board of Trustee elections. The idea of creating Boards of Trustees to govern schools was introduced in 1989 by then Prime Minister, David Lange.
Posted: Thursday May 12, 2016
Well, here we are at the end of another term - one quarter of the way through another year! It has been a hectic term - everyone is exhausted - kids included! But it has been a good term.
Posted: Thursday April 14, 2016