14 Dec 2017

Rangatahi share how mainstream school has failed them

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 14 December 2017

Maori children who left mainstream schooling say they became far more enthusisatic about learning once they were out of an environment that struck them as racist and condescending. Katrina Lemon is a former teacher who resigned in frustration at the way she saw Maori students being treated. She's been studying the experience of Maori students for a master's degree. Te Manu Korihi reporter Te Aniwa Hurihanganui has the story.