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RAMS

The bane of many teachers’ lives is administration that adds no value. For example in many schools if you want to visit to a local organisation you have to complete forms, write to parents, get written approval from parents, complete RAMS (Risk … Continue reading

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RAMS – not the sheep kind

RAMS – Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies.This is what many teachers dread when they take a class outside the school – completion of PAPERWORK… pages of risks and how they would be dealt with. For most trips I suggest a … Continue reading

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Staglands Wildlife Reserve is worth a visit

I had the opportunity to take a group of international students to Staglands recently. The last time I went to Staglands was probably 20 years ago and it has changed immensely since then. So, if you would like to take a scenic … Continue reading

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Where to go in Silicon Valley?

Wellington East Girls College is planning a trip to Silicon Valley in 2014 for a group of Digital Technology students.  Focus on trip is education, and inspiration for Senior girls to pursue a career related to computing and the Internet. Details … Continue reading

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Camping is not what it used to be BUT it is a lot of fun

“Don’t be foolish”, “You are mad”, “You will get no sleep” were typical reactions from others when I agreed to go on Year 9 camp. But having spent three days of fun and two  quiet nights in first class accommodation at … Continue reading

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