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Mallard's NCEA worse than Shipley thinks

Monday, 27 November 2000, 9:52 am | Concerned Teachers

"Concerned Teachers is pleased that the National Party leader Jenny Shipley is now publicly attacking the replacement for School Cert (the NCEA) as the dumb award it is," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert ... More >>

Mallard Conned on Percentiles/Marks

Wednesday, 22 November 2000, 5:35 pm | Concerned Teachers

"The Minister of Education has been conned into dropping percentiles and the use of 'raw marks' on reports for the replacement for School Cert - the NCEA " said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. He was commenting on claims made ... More >>

Parents of 3rd Formers Wanted As Trustees

Monday, 20 November 2000, 8:44 am | Concerned Teachers

"The Board of Trustees election campaign has just begun and we aim to ensure the country's 350 secondary schools have people standing who are opposed to the NCEA," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. More >>

Teachers Say Ban NCEA Till Resources Available

Tuesday, 14 November 2000, 6:52 pm | Concerned Teachers

"The PPTA Executive should take literacy lessons if they interpret the recent ballot on NCEA as 'approving its continued implementation'," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. "The ballot actually showed that while ... More >>

They're Wrong Fight To Convince NCEA Majority

Tuesday, 7 November 2000, 8:47 pm | Concerned Teachers

"Concerned Teachers will step up its fight to gain another 15% of support from teachers by this time next year," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert was commenting on the results of the recent PPTA ballot. He also ... More >>

Minister of Education Wrong About Sex Game

Friday, 3 November 2000, 9:35 am | Concerned Teachers

"Trevor Mallard is wrong when he implies the Relationships (Sex) Game will not be used by students," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert said teachers of Physical Education and Health have been instructed by the ... More >>

Ministry of Education Promotes Sex Game

Wednesday, 1 November 2000, 5:16 pm | Concerned Teachers

"While criticising schools for not consulting over chastity lessons, Trevor Mallard is promoting a board game about sex to fifth formers," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert said most parents would be appalled ... More >>

Discovery One School "Completely Bizarre"

Friday, 20 October 2000, 10:23 am | Concerned Teachers

" Discovery One - with its third floor classrooms above a fire hazard and fourth floor play ground - seems 'completely bizarre', not Concerned Teachers," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert was responding to criticisms ... More >>

Dumb Dart Throwing, Dumb Qualification

Thursday, 12 October 2000, 5:41 pm | Concerned Teachers

"Teachers who were forced to make darts at training days for the replacement for School Certificate resented the time wasting involved and felt it was highly unprofessional," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert ... More >>

Internal Assessment Behind Medal Table Decline

Monday, 2 October 2000, 11:31 am | Concerned Teachers

"Internal assessment and refusing to pay expenses for sports coaches has led to a decline in sports in secondary schools that is now showing up in medals tables," said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. "Both events began in the ... More >>

Guinea Pigs Campaign To Stop

Friday, 29 September 2000, 9:46 am | Concerned Teachers

"The Concerned Teachers Management Committee has agreed not to use any more live guinea pigs or other animals such as were used to disrupt the Minister of Education's speech to the PPTA Annual Conference on Wednesday" said Concerned Teachers spokesperson ... More >>

Guinea Pigs Campaign Just A Start

Wednesday, 27 September 2000, 3:12 pm | Concerned Teachers

"Concerned Teachers disrupted the Minister of Education's speech to the PPTA Annual Conference this morning" said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. More >>

New Secondary Teachers' Union to be Launched

Sunday, 10 September 2000, 10:07 pm | Concerned Teachers

"Concerned Teachers has decided to register a Union under the Employment Relations Act to progress its campaign to negotiate a Collective Employment Contract for markers with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)," said Concerned Teachers ... More >>

 

 

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