Professional philosophy news

Philosophy in secondary schools in New Zealand

Auckland Now has the story.

…it sits outside the official curriculum, so students who take it do not qualify for NCEA credits. That has caused doubts about the wisdom of teaching it – with some students ditching more traditional subjects such as maths to take philosophy. And it has put the Education Ministry under pressure, scrambling to defend why it has been so slow to approve it for NCEA.



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