NZ’s Education System Gets a Resounding F, Must Try Harder.

New Zealand’s home spun education system is often touted to the lucrative billion dollar international student market as “world class”. However,  many immigrant families from first world countries say it is over sold and under-delivered and their kids stand still for a couple of years after they emigrate to New Zealand. Read Stories about Education:…

School Reports. National Standards Data Released, High Error Rate in Marking

The first ever National Standards results for reading, writing and maths in primary schools have been released in New Zealand. It’s not a comprehensive list and 188 schools either haven’t submitted data or it was ‘incomplete’.  25 schools have refused to participate,  prompting Education Minister, Hekia Parata,  to issue a stern rebuke, saying “Schools are Crown entities,…