Interesting point made by ex-Labour President on Q&A this morning. Every education system fails certain pupils which they call ‘the tail’ of that system. However, to remedy the problem it is expensive and requires very small class sizes of about 4-6 pupils.
Whats Nationals answer? Increase class sizes and reduce teacher numbers. Who pays? The children whom the policy is supposed to support. Yet again it is the vulnerable that suffer while the privileged remain unaffected. National’s education economic policy will fail our children – it is (metaphorically) political pedophilia. Grooming parents in their first term through unsustainable tax cuts then fiddling with education in a way that victimises children especially those who are already disadvantaged under current schemes. Unreal.