First time I have heard her live - slick speaker!!
Lots of strong rhetoric - learning attitudes, learning behaviours, learning possibilities, learning communities...
500 schools in NZ in the initiative (not a programme). A way of operating and sustaining changed behaviours.
The strength is in the evidence base - evidence overcomes our prejudice base.
Apparently we are developing a 'data - fluent' culture. There is nothing to be afraid of on using data !!!
Party political broadcast just launched in middle of quite a good start ...
She respects the decision made by NZEI and PPTA ... Not that members have had a voice yet!!!!!
She has some notion that primary and secondary schools don't talk to each other!!! Ooops after 5 mins of that tirade she acknowledges 'exceptions to this model'
Happy to take 'safe' and 'unsafe' questions.... Followed by the next 'party political broadcast' - classic!!!!
What can we do to maintain funding - Hekia's question.
Our answer - scrap charter schools!
She had that data embedded in her head!
'We'll get what we've always gotten ' -FAB English from the Minister if Education !!!