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Super Fabulous Stuff About NZ Education – Get Informed

This is a wee collection of the best blogs, Twitter accounts, Facebook pages and web sites for those concerned about changes in NZ’s education system.
FACEBOOK PAGES 
Stand Up For Kids
We Don’t Need Your Charter Schools
National Standards Must Go
TWITTER 
Join Twitter here and then follow some of the people below:
Diane Ravitch ‏ @DianeRavitch
Allan Alach ‏ @allanalach
SaveOurSchoolsNZ ‏@ABiteOfTheApple
Teachers@ PPTA ‏ @PPTAWeb
Scoop NZ Parliament ‏ @ScoopParliament
NZEI Te Riu Roa Info ‏ @NZEInfo
WEB PAGES
WAYS YOU CAN SPEAK OUT
Make a submission in response to the Education Amendment Bill
(which will legalise charter schools if passed).
Email your MP .
Email a Newspaper – their contact details are here.

WRITING A SUBMISSION TO PARLIAMENT

You can write your own.

You can use this easy peasy template (takes 1-2 mins max)

You can use mine as a template (1st draft, needs tweaking).

You can use  the NZEI’s draft submission as a template.

MOST IMPORTANTLY

Don’t bury your head in the sand.

If you believe any government proposal or policy is wrong, do something.

Speak out before it is too late.

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Discussion

2 thoughts on “Super Fabulous Stuff About NZ Education – Get Informed

  1. Ah! So joining Twitter is my next step, do you think? 🙂

    Like

    Posted by Alison. | November 17, 2012, 10:27 pm

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