25 Feb 2021

Ditching Latin could be part of wider trend, PhD student warns

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:39 pm on 25 February 2021

The government's decision to remove Latin from all NCEA levels by 2023 is being criticised by a Victoria University PhD candidate in the history programme.

Josh King argues that Latin is a subject which can encourage the joys of seeing a language and open possibilities for students.

He talks to Jesse about why he's arguing to keep Latin available to students, and why he is warning of a larger trend. 

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