Ipu Kererū

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‘What’s the problem represented to be?’ A policy analysis tool designed by Carol Bacchi and some recent applications in the area

This post introduces the 'WPR' tool and gives some examples of its use in relation to early childhood education policy.
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The Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce report (Part 2 of 4): an opportunity missed

Second in a four-part series of articles about NZ's Tomorrow’s Schools Review, this post focuses on the ‘framing’ of the report – the underlying messages about the agenda, value system and goals that are evident in the introduction and summary sections of the report.
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The Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce report (Part 1 of 4): the lack of debate

This piece begins a four-part series about the Tomorrow’s Schools Review Taskforce report released in December 2018 reviewing the administrative arrangements for New Zealand schooling over the last three decades.