WAIRARAPA: What Can New Zealand's under pressure education system learn from Finland?
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at 8:00pm
The Seminar Room, Wairarapa Sports House, Cnr Chapel and Jackson Streets, Masterton

SPEAKER: Craig McBride

Craig McBride, recently back from an international conference, will look at how equity and lack of competition are central to Finland’s education system.

Craig McBride, 24 years a maths teacher at Rathkeale College and now national manager of MathsBuddy, an online learning programme, was one of two New Zealanders attending the conference in Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland in northern Finland, with the theme ‘Equity a Cornerstone of Finnish Education’.  Eighty-two delegates from 22 countries attended.