School Reform Discussions Board Opens On VentnorBlog

The council has taken the decision – as they do with all public consultations, they tell us – not to allow public discussion about the school reforms on their online Forum.
Their logic is that they want people to take part in the public consultation.

We can’t …

School Reform Discussions Board Opens On VentnorBlogThe council has taken the decision – as they do with all public consultations, they tell us – not to allow public discussion about the school reforms on their online Forum.

Their logic is that they want people to take part in the public consultation.

We can’t see that if people take the time to comment on the discussion board, that they won’t also take part in the consultation process.

Discussion boards should be a conversation, where people can mull ideas – good and bad – and in turn, potentially modify their own thinking.

Here at VentnorBlog we’re all for open talk – within the bounds of decency, of course – so we’ve started a new discussion board about the Education reforms, where everyone is free discuss their views on the Island’s education.

Education reforms Discussion Board

Tuesday, 15th January, 2008 4:21pm

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Chris Welsford
Standards-Not-Tiers was formed in early 2005 by a group of Ventnor Middle School Parents as a response to the then 2-Tier threat to our primary and middle schools. We have spent the last 2 years engaging with the council on their plans and whilst we did not agree with everything they proposed, until September at least we were being listened to and there was a decent chance… Read more »