15 Sep 2020

Labour announces its education policy

From Midday Report, 12:12 pm on 15 September 2020

Labour is promising to extend pay parity for all early childhood teachers if re-elected, but would scrap plans to extend its fees free policy beyond the first year of tertiary study..

Chris Hipkins announced the Labour Party's education policy at an early childhood education centre in Porirua on 15 September 2020.

Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas

Chris Hipkins announced the party's education policy this morning, in which Labour also plans to replace the decile system with an equity index.

Māni Dunlop spoke to Mr Hipkins about the policy.