23 Nov 2020

Drop in writing performance for school children

From Checkpoint, 6:21 pm on 23 November 2020

A major study of primary school children has found a puzzling fall in performance in writing for some eight year olds. The study run by the University of Otago and the Council for Educational Research covered four thousand children in year four and year eight last year. Our education correspondent, John Gerritsen reports.

Show status: Live Monday to Friday, 5pm - 6:30pm

Get the RNZ app

for easy access to all your favourite programmes

Subscribe to Checkpoint

Podcast (MP3) Oggcast (Vorbis)