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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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Class captain elections

  Democracy is alive and well in the Year 9 classroom. We held a nomination process to select Captain and Deputy Captain. Following selection, a shortlist five candidates spoke to the class about why they should be elected into a leadership role. They … Continue reading

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Election advice from a student

  For whatever reason I made a flippant (and slightly derogatory) comment to my Year 13 DT300 class about the leader of a new  political party. One of my students, slightly tongue in cheek, pointed out that I should not … Continue reading

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