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Having wasted some more of my life fixing bizarre computer problems, I felt I needed to share the pain. I have no idea what the problem is, or why the following fix worked…. but it did. In short my CD-ROM would not … Continue reading
20% is not acceptable, but way better than the 50% myself and others had to endure under the old School Certificate regime. Back the, 50% of students had to fail each exam and marks scaled accordingly.
On Christmas Day I was talking to a young lady having lunch at my house with family and friends. Out of uniform, I did not recognise her as a student from two years prior… She was my wife’s, sisters , partners, sons, partners daughter who had … Continue reading
“Mr Joyce said the funding had been opened up to private providers because many of the polytechnics had not been performing, with a completion rate of just 50 per cent.” Source http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/7926325/Tertiary-jobs-go-amid-funding-shake-up At tertiary institutes I expect students to be self … Continue reading
Following on from a prior post https://edwinbruce.wordpress.com/2012/10/08/financial-literacy/ “Interest free purchase” the potential purchaser was advised by the The Warehouse sales person. Real right! My intelligent but not financially literate friend got the first statement the other day. I found a few things … Continue reading
All quiet..due to all the NCEA Level 1,2 and 3 assessments to be marked this weekend. I suspect the reason many Senior students get stressed in the last couple of weeks prior to exams is the pure volume of internal … Continue reading
One of the traditions (expectations?) in several colleges is that teachers participate in singing waiata together each Friday. I never really enjoyed singing or languages at school, hence a double challenge. However, regardless of my levels of enthusiasm I did pause … Continue reading