"Child-centric teaching approach is failing students"

Dr Oliver Hartwich
Newstalk ZB - Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive
2 February, 2021

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:

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