The worrying trend behind NZ's educational decline

Briar Lipson
Mike Hosking Breakfast - Newstalk ZB
7 October, 2020

Briar Lipson's new book New Zealand’s Education Delusion: How bad ideas ruined a once world-leading school system explains why there is a rot at the core of schooling in New Zealand. 

The report found that educational standards have plummeted over the past two decades. Where New Zealand children once topped international league tables, they now perform mediocrely. 

Briar talks to Mike Hosking on Newstalk ZB about what philosophy is behind this worrying trend.

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