2 Nov 2015

Education Act Review - John Gerritsen

From Afternoons, 1:17 pm on 2 November 2015

The government is overhauling the Education Act and some of the changes it's suggesting could have a big impact. It's proposing rewards for good schools and new sanctions for those that are doing badly, defining what education is actually for, and making it easier for one board of trustees to run more than one school. It's even suggested an end to the New Zealand tradition of five-year-olds starting school on their birthday.