Kōrero: Primary and secondary education

Squeezing education into shape

Squeezing education into shape

As minister of education between 1987 and 1990, David Lange radically reformed the education system. Two of the influential reviews he acted on were the Picot Report and the Hawke Report, which proposed a business model for administering education. In this cartoon criticising the reforms, Lange is shown trying to fit dollar-shaped blocks into a box that is not made for them.

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Cartoon by Bob Brockie

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Primary and secondary education - Education from the 1920s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/36637/squeezing-education-into-shape (accessed 1 April 2023)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012