Learning Our Living by Charmaine G. Pountney

Learning Our Living by Charmaine G. Pountney

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Charmaine Pountney has been a teacher of English in the biggest secondary school in the country and in a small kura kaupapa Maori, a principal (three times), a university dean, and a community education tutor in her own kitchen and the local fire brigade hall. One of our staunchest defenders of our young people, their families and the public education system, she's also a fearless critic of outdated exams, poor teaching, mediocre schools, inadequate bureaucrats, politicians and media coverage of schools and education. In Learning our Living Charmaine shares her own educational journey, her compelling vision of how we could become a 'learning nation' and why we should. Candid, provocative, entertaining, the book offers practical suggestions for changing schools – and lives – and the world. About the author A leading educationalist, Charmaine Pountney is widely known as a speaker, broadcaster and writer. This 2000 Cape Catley Paperback is in Mint condition.

ISBN: 9780908561865 SKU: 983918 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.