School Reports. National Standards Data Released, High Error Rate in Marking

The first ever National Standards results for reading, writing and maths in primary schools have been released in New Zealand. It’s not a comprehensive list and 188 schools either haven’t submitted data or it was ‘incomplete’.  25 schools have refused to participate,  prompting Education Minister, Hekia Parata,  to issue a stern rebuke, saying “Schools are Crown entities,…

School Reports. National Standards Data Released

The first ever National Standards for reading, writing and maths  have been released in New Zealand. It’s not a comprehensive list and some schools are conspicuous by their absence. It’s early days yet and there is no way to tell if the acceptable standards of one school are equivalent to the acceptable standards of another,…

“Natural Standards”

From one of the team that brought you Beehave, Safetotell.net’s ‘John Key’ on national standards for schools I didn’t inhale or exhale My royal wedding photo album Campbell Live parody

Beehave Beehive – New Episode

A new episode has been to the Beehave Beehive series of videos on YouTube. A while ago we blogged about Steve and Angel’s campaign to draw attention to the lack of government control in private schools, since then the couple have been busy working away on a series of satirical political programmes. We discovered that…

Beehave Beehive! – updated. New Episode

Since we last posted about Steve and Angel’s campaign to draw attention to the lack of government control in private schools, the couple have been busy working away on a series of satirical political programmes. We’ve discovered that their films have now been published on YouTube, linked to the work they’ve been doing on the…