This is my response to Al Upton blogs closure order and Miguel response
Like Derek I agree with you and your sentiments, I have watch this debacle from the sidelines, I don’t know Al, but what I have seen of his work shows care and understanding, consideration for safety and most of all, and most importantly a passion for leading his minilegends forward, eyes open, in to our brave new world.
Most countries suffer at some stage from that affliction known as Political correctness. This is a classic example of Political correctness, there is a chance no matter how small that a student maybe, might be, could possibly named, seen or heard – its unacceptable and must be closed down. What about the joy of publishing, the feeling of ownership, of seeing your name in lights? Will school production programmes be limited to first names and students wear masks to protect their anonymity? Publicity photos for the program blurred to prevent the students being identified.
The only benefit I can see from this is an increase in the sales of cotton wool to wrap each and every student in Australia in.
Pity about the immense environmental damage cotton causes