“..After months of resistance, obstruction and stalling tactics from unions and hundreds of schools, Fairfax Media has obtained and analysed nationwide results and published them on a new section of its Stuff.co.nz website, School Report.
This is the first time National Standards results have been made public – a move that has infuriated teachers’ union the New Zealand Educational Institute -
- who say it will hurt the self-confidence of schools considered “not up to standard”.
Many principals and academic experts insist the data is still too unreliable -
- and should not be used to compare performances between schools…”
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