The Platform: Dr Michael Johnston on declining NCEA results, single-sex school advantages, and academic freedom

Dr Michael Johnston
Michael Laws
The Platform
2 May, 2024

Dr Michael Johnston talks to Michael Laws on The Platform about recent declining NCEA results in New Zealand and a University of Auckland report showing single-sex schools outperform co-ed schools. Dr Johnston argues the Ministry of Education ignores empirical research due to ideological commitments and fails to address the growing gender gap in academic achievement, with girls significantly outperforming boys. Watch below.


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