Interview: Gabriel Makhlouf

By Ruth Laugesen In Current Affairs

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For someone who has just thrown the first punch in what could be an ugly brawl, Gabriel Makhlouf is terrifically laid back. Compact, sleek and as relaxed as a cat, the new Secretary to the Treasury has pounced on teacher quality as the big idea that Treasury will push under his leadership. “The current system is failing. Three out of 10 people leave school without NCEA level 2, and that is the basically accepted level of education. If you’re going to get on in life, you need that.” And these failures aren’t just a problem for the kids. “The prosperity of the whole country, the ...

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