Hipkins Must Come Clean on Partnership School Policy

BY David Seymour at 5 November, 2017


“The Education Minister needs to take a deep breath and consult with people affected by his decisions before making conflicting statements that affect children’s learning,” says ACT leader David Seymour.

After reports regarding four Partnership Schools contracted to open in 16 months’ time that ‘he can say with some confidence they won’t go ahead,’ newly minted Education Minister is now reported as saying he ‘had asked for urgent advice on the

Education Minister in Over His Head

BY ACT at 5 November, 2017

“Education Minister Chris Hipkins is already in over his head,” says ACT Leader David Seymour after the Minister sort-of cancelled four Partnership Schools who have been contracted to open in 14 months’ time.

“If this is how he does business,” says Seymour, “then he is going to find Government very tough.”

“The Sponors of these schools are passionate educators who were required to demonstrate community support for their schools before their applications were accepted. He’s not

Labour desperately spins on charter schools

BY David Seymour at 14 September, 2017

Labour is desperately spinning on their union-pushed policy to abolish Partnership Schools, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

Labour’s union shill bullies small schools

BY David Seymour at 8 September, 2017

While Jacinda tries to run a ‘relentlessly positive’ campaign, Chris Hipkins is busy threatening four small schools.

Supplementary Question to the Minister of Education – Partnership Schools

BY ACT at 10 May, 2017