Re: DSM: Re: authorities' approval for Sudbury Schools


The Booroobin Sudbury School (booroobin@squirrel.com.au)
Fri, 29 Sep 2000 10:12:18 +1000


Hi Marko,
How are things going for you? Progessing, I hope. We'll have to consider
your request. Once School resumes, I'll refer it to the School Meeting.
Regards, Derek
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marko Koskinen" <marko@vapaus.net>
To: <discuss-sudbury-model@sudval.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: DSM: Re: authorities' approval for Sudbury Schools

> Hi Derek!
>
> I'm interested in the curriculum process you have had. We're planning a
> similar school here in Finland and I would like to hear more about the
> curriculum creation process and also to get the written curriculum. I
> suppose it will be required here also.
>
> Marko Koskinen
> http://www.vapaus.net
> Finland
>
> > In Australia, it is the State that are responsible for the approval or
> > otherwise of non-State Schools. In Queensland, independent schools must
> > undergo a second stage approval to also receive funding approval. The
> > philosphy is not the issue, or so they say. It is the implementation of
the
> > educational model and how it happens to make it fit within the State's
> > legislative framework that counts the most - along with suitable
facilities,
> > resources, insurances, incorporated status, local government approval,
> > business plan including budgetary projections for at least 3 years,
> > facilities' plans, management / administration plans, Staffing,
enrolment
> > projections and a curriculum. Our next "assessment" for funding happens
in
> > 6 days (the third in 4 years).
> > Regards, Derek
> > The Booroobin Sudbury School
> > http://booroobinschool.squirrel.com.au
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Martin Wilke" <martin.wilke@gmx.net>
> > To: "Discuss Sudbury Model" <discuss-sudbury-model@sudval.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 8:43 PM
> > Subject: DSM: authorities' approval for Sudbury Schools
> >
> > > The Sudbury School concept is very different from that of most private
> > > schools. How did you achieve that the authorities give you a licence
to
> > > legally operate as a school?
> > >
> > > Martin Wilke
> > >
> > >
>



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