20 Nov 2020

Schools foot the bill to teach teachers how to teach

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 20 November 2020

Schools around the country are paying tens of thousands of dollars to private consultants to completely change the way they teach reading.

The so-called "structured literacy" approach is backed by 30 years of research - but schools are not entitled to any Ministry of Education funding to do it.

Ruth Hill reports.