Calling for a bipartisan agreement for education

This nifty video (featuring out-of-tune guitar) demonstrates the need for some equilibrium in education.
I suggest you watch the vid before you read on…


My take: education has been too much of a political issue in New Zealand. I’m glad that the PPTA has made some bold statements in recent months indicating that are not aligning themselves with a particular party.
I think that what they’re suggesting is unlikely to come about, though. Politians love to blame everything on education and also suggest it as the cure for everything.
Also: the recent minister of education has probably been the worst we’ve had for at least 15 years. She’s been profoundly unpopular and I really hope she doesn’t come in again in the new parliament.

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