Just a wee reminder to parents in New Zealand that you can opt out of having National Standards information reported to you and/or your child.
More and more people are telling their schools they do not want to know their child’s National Standards levels.
This one is the latest:
We are incredibly pleased with xxxxxxx School and the excellent work done to settle our boy, xxxxx, and others into Year 1. We are thrilled with the work [his teacher] does in room xxx and the effect her teaching has on xxxxx’s learning and behaviour. We are kept very well informed of xxxxx’s achievements and goals, which helps us to support and reinforce his learning. Information we share regarding key competencies also helps us all focus together developing skills such as teamwork, application, risk-taking, creativity and personal control. We honestly could not wish for more or speak more highly of xxxxx’s experience or of [his teacher].
However, we do have one looming issue, and that is National Standards. We do not support National Standards. We do…
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