3 Sep 2020

Covid-19: High school students worried about academic performance

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 3 September 2020

Teenagers are warning the pandemic has ruined the school year and more NCEA changes are needed to help the most disadvantaged.

Their comments come as the Education Review Office reports a third of secondary principals it interviewed in June and July said students were worried the pandemic had harmed their NCEA achievement.

They also follow calls for more changes to the NCEA to help Auckland teenagers who have now been shut out of their classrooms by two lockdowns.

Here's RNZ education correspondent, John Gerritsen.