I have just finished a data process on the leavers of every high school in NZ from 2021. The NZ psyche is that if you are from a poor home you are screwed. Not even close. For upper level achievement NZ’s best decile 1 school in McAuley in Otahuhu. Metrics have their leavers…
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Yesterday this headline was in the NZ Herald: Missed opportunity: $3 billion lost in NZ each year due to lack of productivity, There are two broad sides…
I just rewatched the great movie The Big Short that dramatized the sub-prime mortgages collapse that led to the GFC. Years of self-interest and…
Our wonderful Mt Hobson Associate Principal brilliantly tells the story of the reason why we established a nationwide online school. She explains the…
Hosted on the BFD talking about some of NZ Labour governments trivial policies for education…
I wrote on this - and the counter cultural success of our schools…
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On Tuesday Rod Dixon, Phillippa Langrell and I got to talk with kiwi swimming legend Paul Kingsman (all the way from South Carolina). Paul was the first…
A huge trend in the Western world is families turning to home schooling for their children. In the US: - And it's not just white families who are moving…
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