Tag Archives: Education

Fracking and earthquakes

From the website Science Daily (here). How Shale Fracking Led to an Ohio Town’s First 100 Earthquakes Aug. 19, 2013 — Since records began in 1776, the people of Youngstown, Ohio had never experienced an earthquake. However, from January 2011, … Continue reading

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Save our Schools rally – Saturday 22nd at 12 noon.

Mike Hawker is organising a rally for this Saturday to protest the recently announced school closures and amalgamations. The following is from one of the flyers.   JOIN THE FIGHT Public Rally Saturday 22nd Sept at 12 noon Hagley Netball … Continue reading

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Changes to education in greater Christchurch

The Education and Tertiary Education Ministers have today released a draft programme to guide the renewal of the education network in greater Christchurch following the Canterbury earthquakes. As has become increasingly common in recent years a critical piece of social policy … Continue reading

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Private sector investment for failing schools in central and eastern Christchurch.

The Press this morning has an article on National implementing an ACT policy whereby schools that are failing can access private sector investment. From the Press online Failing schools in central and eastern Christchurch will be amongst the nation’s first to … Continue reading

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Barbecue at Avonside Girls High School – with photos

Arrow, project managers for the work at the School, and the Ministry of Education hosted a barbecue this morning to which local residents were invited. It was an opportunity to see how much work had been done so far. Demolition … Continue reading

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