The Tomorrow's Schools regime has been in place for 30 years with very mixed results.
Parent Kia King believes releasing some responsibility from boards of trustees is welcome and necessary and could make our education system more equitable.
Alwyn Poole argues that the last thing New Zealand’s education system needs is another layer of bureaucracy.
The Tomorrow's Schools Independent Taskforce sees competition and self-governance as bad, collaboration and ministry management as good. It is seductive stuff, if a little Orwellian.
Following on from his recent opinion piece in Education Central and in response to discussion on this topic, Peter Lyons continues the debate.
Peter Lyons says if this government provides teachers and other public servants with double digit pay increases the likely outcomes will be a budget deficit and increased inflation.
Parent Kia King reflects on the benefits and drawbacks and her hopes and fears when it comes to homeschooling her children.
NZ Initiative Policy Analyst Joel Hernandez says the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) is helping inform a project which aims to find out how much value a school adds to its students after adjusting for each student’s background characteristics.
NZ Initiative Executive Director Dr Oliver Hartwich says if the recommendations from the Tomorrow's Schools Review taskforce are implemented, schools will lose autonomy and come under greater Government control.
Education in New Zealand looks to be heading back to the 1870s. Would that be back to the future or forward to the past?