"Child-centric teaching approach is failing students"
The Ministry of Education has called in an expert panel for advice on how to improve math skills.
Oliver Hartwich tells Heather du Plessis-Allan on Newstalk ZB that today's 15-year-olds are performing the same as 13-year olds in 2000. This is partly down to our child-centred approach.
He says we need to focus on a knowledge-rich curriculum and better monitoring in schools.
Listen to the full interview below: