Tag Archives: Registered Teacher Criteria

Teacher evaluation and re registration

Part of the process of teacher re-registration involves providing evidence that you meet the practicing teachers criteria… see here Sadly this drives a whole pile of paper work while I collect evidence… Frankly I would rather the authorities just… Ask … Continue reading

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Registering teachers of trades and languages

I hear on National Radio news that those responsible for thinking about Chartered Schools are looking at options to register teachers that have not done a recognised teachers training program. Teachers of trades and languages are possibilities it seems. It … Continue reading

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Woman without her man is nothing

School reports are upon us. Using correct punctuation is hard, but important. The following is quite amusing: An English professor wrote the words, “Woman without her man is nothing” on the blackboard and directed his students to punctuate it correctly. The men wrote: “Woman, … Continue reading

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What is a personal computer?

The Unit Standard 2780 states ” People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the hardware components of a personal computer system; demonstrate knowledge of the operation of the system and application software of a personal computer; … Continue reading

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Fatherly advice

My father is 80+, and as it turns out a former Maths teacher in secondary schools and subsequently Wellington Polytechnic. Just prior to taking up teaching I asked for advice on what Dad considered was most important about teaching. In … Continue reading

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481 stolen vehicles in Wellington over last 6 months

Using information accessed via http://www.data.govt.nz/ I have determined that owning a vehicle in Wellington can be risky. I downloaded a CSV file, imported it to MySQL and retrieved the information via a SQL query embedded in PHP/XHTML. Cool, now I need to work out … Continue reading

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localhost 127.0.0.1

Teaching MySQL, PHP and XHTML in 2012. This means finding out exactly how localhost works. Thank goodness for course notes, YouTube and Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Localhost Time for another donation to Wikipedia.

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