Tagged: achievement

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...

The Gap is Closing

In response to: Hekia Parata: Improved Maori education shows gap is closing Key Points Data used by Hekia Parata is from 2008 to 2014. Why didn’t she use 2015 Data which would have been more...