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The economic and educational psychology case against making Te reo Māori compulsory in NZ schools

The Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Davoy has called for Te Reo Māori to be compulsory in New Zealand schools. She said being bi­lingual would be “a real added advantage” to young Kiwis and more people knowing Te reo Māori would help race relations. 514 more words

Politics - USA

The reversed college gender gap

CHART: The Huge College Degree Gender Gap: Since 1982, Women Have Earned ~10M MORE US College Degrees Than Men! http://t.co/83JhRfwCLE
Mark J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) March 11, 2015

Labour Economics

Behavioural economics and the complexity of school choice

This is the abstract for a seminar I presented to the Victorian Dept. of Education and Training on the 13th April 2015 on behavioural economics and the complexity of school choice. 190 more words

Economics Of Education

But why would girls want to sit in a corner playing chess?

For a logical thinker, chess grandmaster Nigel Short missed the obvious move. Teenage girls have better things to do with their talents and in particular their superior reading skills than gaze over a chess board. 161 more words

Labour Economics