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Off the Record: Communities of Learning – lovers and haters, read on

A secondary school teacher says teachers need to inform themselves about what CoLs are achieving before passing judgement.

Off the record: the problems with NCEA (Spoiler alert: It’s not the schools fault)

One teacher says the pressure from school leadership, boards and Ministry to meet NCEA achievement targets is zapping the creativity and innovation from their teaching practice.

Off the Record: Cut the trivia, let me teach

One teacher has had enough of administrative meetings that cut into invaluable planning time for teaching and learning.

Off the record: Sir Ken’s talk missed the mark

One teacher who attended Sir Ken Robinson’s talk on Monday, said although it was entertaining it left him feeling “unenlightened and disappointed”.

Off the record: Stupid School Rules

In our new "Off the record" series, Education Central publishes the musings of anonymous teachers about the joys and challenges they face in their job. Our first post is from a teacher fed up with the distraction school rules cause to teaching and learning.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

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