20 January 2010

Literacy in The Mercury

From The Mercury today:

Teachers in boycott bid


January 20, 2010 06:10am

TEAHERS have threatened to boycott literacy and numeracy testing unless the publication of league tables is outlawed.
The Australian Education Union federal conference yesterday unanimously passed the recommendation to boycott the implementation of NAPLAN in May "unless satisfactory measures are introduced to stop the future creation and publication of league tables".

Who would have thought The Mercury would make a spelling mistake in the first word of the article?

08 January 2010

WIN TV frugality

Good to see WIN TV aren't wasting money employing people to type in their interviewee's name.