education

Education Minister Chris Hipkins expects his review will result in fewer providers.

Education Minister promises rescue mission for polytechs

Tue 10 Jul 12

Coalition government can't continue "to shovel money into a system that's broken." Watch Grant Walker's interview with Chris Hipkins.

An advertisement for Snake Oil.

21st century snake oil

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 9 Jun 4

Opinion: The so-called 21st learning movement is selling out children.

UK headmistress Katharine Birbalsingh says New Zealand is in the same spot the UK was in 10 years ago.

NZ must stop the ‘madness’ of progressive education, says UK headmistress

Thu 7 Jun 8

"The simple fact is, the subjects themselves are intrinsically interesting," says UK teacher Katharine Birbalsingh. Watch her interview with Nathan Smith.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the government can borrow more without missing its debt targets.

Finance minister justifies borrowing and spending more

Fri 18 May 6

BUDGET 2018: National accuses government of breaking the spirit of its budget responsibility rules. Watch Grant Walker's interviews with Grant Robertson and Simon Bridges.

BusinessNZ economist John Pask and CTU president Richard Wagstaff disagree on the amount of government spending.

Business satisfied but unions say Budget came up short

Fri 18 May 2

BUDGET 2018: CTU criticises government for not spending up to 30% of GDP in budget. Watch our post-Budget panel discussion.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivers his first budget to Parliament.

Government has more money to spend from stronger-than-expected growth

Thu 17 May 68

BUDGET 2018: Grant Robertson spends more but sticks to budget responsibility rules.

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