"The best time to be is now, and all’s we can say is...Let’s rock!"
The truth is, you matter more right now than ever before. The truth is, your skin is beautiful and you are seen.
When your child's school goes into lock-down, the first email to their teacher should be "Are you OK? Take care of yourselves, take care of your family".
The Crown cannot be whānau - but it can be an enabler, to those that are.
But we also exist, I believe, to enable people to let go of their stories and their realities...
Until we as a society make ways to work together differently, to do better together. We'll keep paying the cost.
reflections on the story of Waitangi. a story that didn’t begin with the Treaty, but a story that requires ongoing partnership, reciprocity and autonomy
on the power of walking, as a salve, as a humiliation, as a release, as a political act. and on paying attention to the worlds we're losing
We are not the same people we once were. And that's OK.
"Stay angry, Little Meg," Mrs. Whatsit whispered. "You will need all your anger now." -- Madeleine L'Engle In moments, I wonder for their future. I cannot shield them from that
Teaching is hard. It is worthy. We need to value teachers honestly, enabling them and holding those in the profession to a shared accountability.
If we value a strong and functioning civil society, then as a collective we must decide how to consider the complexity and costs of what it is to be that civil society.
Being human truly matters. We get to choose what humanity we have. We get to choose the humanity we engage in.
You don't have to be Superman. You don't have to hold the world in your hands. You've already shown me that you can.
Somedays as a leader I feel like this person. Supporting from the sidelines, assuming good intent while my team attempt really big challenging worthy things. And then there's the impact
There are some days working in a school, where you get to the end of the day and think, "What did I get done today?" Then there are
My fierce, relentless daughters with their Irish, Fijian, Scottish, Chinese immigrant heritage. They are carving their story, bound to and supported by this place and its people.
“But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked. "Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat: "we’re all mad here.
"And what other profession needs hope the way teaching does? Hope is the reason so many of us stay in the profession"
This piece, Silicon Valley Courts Brand Name Teachers should be no real surprise to anyone who's been in education in the last decade. It focuses in on a few teachers
In 1999 - I had the privilege of being part of Underworld’s road crew, on their Beaucoup Fish tour. I worked as a projectionist for the first 3 weeks,
This is the manifesto that's just been released by the ITP - boldly titled: New Zealand's Digital Future The word origin for manifesto is “manifest” - from the Italian. The
Over the weekend we took the girls to Avalon Park. It’s got an old school bike park, with the mini roads painted out with proper signage, roundabouts and intersections.
Let's imagine a future in which we don't have to argue about the worth of a language, but foster it so that our students just use it to describe, make sense and value their world.
It's been an incredible 48 hours, watching what's happened across the USA, as thousands have turned out to defy and protest against Donald Trump's executive order to ban citizens of