Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jan 31, 2020 15:50:57 GMT 12
DEMOCRACY ACTION – FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER
I am contacting you today with a plea to consider MAKING A SUBMISSION on the Education and Training Bill – even a brief one would be very helpful.
There are ONLY 14 days to do so – TIME RUNS OUT AT 5pm on February 14.
The Bill proposes to repeal and replace all major existing education and training legislation. The changes to New Zealand schools include amending school board objectives to “ENSURE SCHOOL GOVERNANCE IS UNDERPINNED BY TE TIRITI O WAITANGI and relevant student rights”.
This requirement PLACES THE TREATY AT THE VERY CENTRE OF OUR CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLES’ EDUCATION.
The Education Department summary of the Bill states the following:......