Tagged: success

School funding not always linked to results

Investing in education is one of the most promising ways for countries to secure their future. And yet, there is a surprisingly tenuous relationship between the amount of money spent per student and the...

Academic or Mechanic?

The old smell of oil, diesel and grease fills the nose. The hunched over worker looks sideways from under the hood of a new Mercedes Benz and sighs with disappointment at the new arrival...

Gold medals for all

Global (Bulk) Funding In the weekend just been, I caught up with Ms Parata’s latest palava regarding schooling and in particular, the funding of it. Needless to say, there was lots of conjecture, and...

Inherit Racism in NZ Education

Time and time again, we are told about the ‘long tail of underachievement’ and the hideously stereotyped over representation of Māori students within it. And because there is a ‘problem’, it seems that everyone...

Bill Sole: NZ needs more apprentices | NZ Herald News

Bill Sole: NZ needs more apprentices | NZ Herald News

Once again the universities are the big winners in the Budget. Unfortunately, despite international research increasingly pointing to the value of workplace training and apprenticeships, the 2015 Budget… Source: Bill Sole: NZ needs more...