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Learning Life-long : Reflections

Learning on the move and adding value to others learning is clearly defined in the work of Straker Translations – Grant Straker leads a business that everyday adds value to life-long learning around the world. (His business was highlighted in … Continue reading

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Kiwi Skills and Attributes for the “Future is Now”

Two weeks ago in New Zealand the Commerce Commission made the ruling that the two largest NZ media companies (that are evolving out of their totally printed page history) were not allowed to merge. This would make in the Commission’s … Continue reading

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School Should be Fun

For many years I have wondered why we educators have not made sure that learning at school is fun. School goals and purpose all to often seem to be too grandiose and defined in educational terminology – “students achieving their … Continue reading

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Our Unique Value as Educators

George Couros has opened up a line of thinking that needs encouragement in our New Zealand setting – in his Being a Void that is Felt┬áhe stresses the need for each individual teacher to view themselves as uniquely valuable and … Continue reading

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Questions When School Leaders are Exploring

In my last post about persisting with questions I focussed on problems and negative things. What about exploring questions and actions to grow school capacity and thinking about change? As a leader are you being told what you want to … Continue reading

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Questions when doubtful?

This focus point jumped at me as I read the Business Section of the New Zealand Herald on Friday 3 February; Kate Jorgensen, Kiwi Rail CFO – “my real lesson is that you get an answer and something in your … Continue reading

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Publish for Possibilities

Digital citizenship is loudly proclaimed across compulsory education in New Zealand but do we know what we want it to be? Do we work to ensure it opens up possibilities for our school students and leaders or do we tread … Continue reading

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