16 May. Education Minister Hekia Parata's speech outlining changes to the education system.
the speech: "We have an education system that is among the best in the
world. It gives our students a platform to compete here at home and
internationally. Four out of five kids are successfully getting the
qualifications they need from school and we must celebrate their success
and the professionals in our system who make that possible every day.
But our Government's education plan is about getting five out of five."
In the National-led Government, Mana-based List MP Hekia Parata is Minister of Education and Minister of Pacific Island Affairs. Her Education portfolio includes responsibility for the Education Review Office.
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