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Can we afford to reduce our investment in tertiary education?

ANALYSIS: New Zealand had the smallest increase in public spending on tertiary education of all the countries we could find data for.

WATCH: NBR columnist Hillmarè Schulze speaks with Jonathan Mitchell.

The crisis in New Zealand’s tertiary education sector has been brewing for years and it’s now coming to a head. We have seen it unfold slowly, from the formation and ongoing restructuring of Te Pūkenga – a conglomerate of all polytechnics and institutes of technology – and then job cuts

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Hillmarè Schulze Mon, 16 Oct 2023
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