29 Feb 2024

Why go to school? Expert says NZ needs a rethink

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 29 February 2024

The shaky state of education is making itself apparent from every angle.

School rebuilds are being scrapped because of cost blow outs, NCEA achievement continues to drop, and fewer kids are actually turning up to class. 

Professor John Morgan from the University of Auckland's faculty of education and social work believes there needs to be a debate around what the aims and purposes of schooling are and what we want from our schools.

He joins Emile Donovan.

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