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WEGC outsourcing ICT and looking for a Digital Information Officer

WEGC have decided to outsource their ICT operations. As a consequence they are looking to employ a Digital Information Officer (DIO). The job can be found on trade me. I think it will be an interesting, challenging and worthwhile job … Continue reading

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Scrutineers can wear party badges – strange but true.

I was quite surprised to see a scrutineer in Island Bay wearing a Labour party rosette. I challenged this with an official – seems this is allowable.  I subsequently looked up the scrutineer handbook and indeed this is fine. Interesting. … Continue reading

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“Never before have so many done so well for so long, yet learnt so little.”

“It is now possible for a student to pass an external standard, such as last year’s Level One algebra, with a mark of 18 per cent. ” This article in stuff should worry employers and rightly so. I wonder if NZQA … Continue reading

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New school emerging…

Tangible progress can now be seen on construction of man block. It will be good to work in what will be one of the most modern schools in New Zealand.

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Slipping away

Residual of recent day time (school day) slip at WEGC. Just one of many slips around Wellington. Unfortunately took out 4 cars (you can see the bumper of one in the rubble). Fortunately it is a car park and no … Continue reading

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Key competency: Thinking

Wellington + Exposed area + Gale force wind due + Rubbish day  = Secure your rubbish. Thinking is indeed a key competency. Sadly not practiced by all.

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Knitting circle

A group of students were off task briefly. I inquired if they were part of a knitting circle… (yes I know… possibly not PC but I would say the same to a group of boys). Surprisingly one student pulled out … Continue reading

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