Generations of service, love and respect

Unattributed, New Zealand Education Gazette, Nov 21, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

We don't see stories like this enough in the news. What's important here is not technology, content, or test scores, but the deliberate modeling of values educators would like to see carried on. You have to live what you teach. "Just as the poutu needs to be fixed and stable to hold up the fale, so the values of alofa (love and commitment), tautua (service and responsibility) and fa’aaloalo (respect) remain constant."

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