I received a reply from Barry O’Farrell, Leader of the Opposition in NSW, regarding my DER enquiry. Have a read: I guess that’s a yes? What do you think?
In most wars, both sides think they are fighting for truth, justice and the ultimate success over the other side. A lot can get lost in the “fog of war”. Collateral damage can result when the conflict spills into areas it was never meant to go. Innocent people get hurt, areas can be made uninhabitable … Read more
Just an correction/update. I actually DID get a reply to my email to Mr Barry O’Farrell MP about his plans for DER in NSW should he win the election. Here it is. I liked Mr Piccoli’s reply better. So, Mr O’Farrell, I guess I’d like a bit more detail.
Just a quick update on the MainNav GPS dataloggers that I spoke about in a previous post. I tested them today in a short OzTag game. The kids wore them in the supplied wrist/ankle pouches. They seemed to allow free movement (well..none of the kids complained about feeling awkward). They were certainly engaged and interested … Read more
It’s been almost a week since I Tweeted and then emailed the Leader of the NSW Opposition and his Shadow Education Minister about the future of DER in their hands, should they win the upcoming NSW election. Today – a response! Mr Adrian Piccoli MP, The Shadow Minister for Education, Skills and Youth Affairs, emailed … Read more
I’ve decided to continue my tradition (well…I’ve done it twice) of asking the political leaders in upcoming elections (this time the NSW State election) what their position is on maintaining the Digital Education Revolution (DER) program. The word is that the Labor Party will maintain the program. The word “savings” was heard during Barry O’Farrell’s speech last … Read more