“The worst possible model” – how charter schools have been introduced in New Zealand

Associate Professor Peter O’Connor takes another look at NZ charter schools 3 years after they were first announced.

Here, he discusses the model, funding, conflicting messages from government, the way charter schools are being rolled out into high growth areas in place of state schools, and more.

The video’s well worth watching and sharing in staff meetings or with other parents for discussion.


Charter schools do not make a difference across the system. It is a failed model.




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