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with Kathryn Ryan
Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
09:05 The Minister of Education announces increased class sizes and moves towards performance pay for teachers
Paul Goulter, National secretary of the primary teachers' union, the New Zealand Educational Institute; and Angela Roberts, junior vice president of the secondary teachers' union, the Post Primary Teachers' Association.
09:30 Attempts to form a government in Greece collapse, jolting financial markets and tipping the eurozone deeper into crisis
Tim Bale a politicial analyst from the University of Sussex; and Dr Matthew Feldman,director of the Radicalism and New Media Group at the University of Northampton in the UK.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
Brain damage form football injuries, and the Climate Commission report.
09:50 The Minister of Education announces increased class sizes and moves towards performance pay for teachers
Hekia Parata, Education Minister.
10:05 Alison Gopnik - developmental psychologist and philosopher
Professor Alison Gopnik has spent more than 30 years studying babies and young children to answer some of the great philosophical questions around learning, consciousness and morality. Her books include The Scientist in the Crib (co-authored with Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia Kuhl) and The Philosophical Baby and she has written more than 100 journal articles.
She is the 2012 Douglas Robb lecturer and is giving three public lectures at Auckland University.
10:35 Book review with John King
The Girl Who Fell From The Sky by Simon Mawer
Published by Little, Brown
10:45 Reading. "Grandma Let", a short story
Sheba Williams' gentle portrait of, and tribute to, her much loved grandmother - Grandma Let.
11:05 Music with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week - Garbage
Garbage formed in the early 1990s in the Midwest US when Butch Vig, hot after producing Nirvana's Nevermind, decided to form his own band. With Butch on drums, the three members searched for an appropriate lead singer. They found her in Shirley Manson, a Scottish vocalist currently fronting a band called Angelfish. The band continued split in 2005, now, seven years later, they are back with a new album, Not Your Kind Of People, and a tour, that will eventually bring them to New Zealand.
Marty recently spoke to Shirley - that conversation can be heard on Marty's website.
1. Queer (4:36) - Garbage taken from 1995 album, "Garbage" (Almo Sounds)
2. Push It (4:02) - Garbage taken from 1998 album, "Version 2.0" (Almo Sounds)
3. Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go!) (3:12) - Garbage taken from 2001 album, "Beautiful Garbage" (Interscope)
4. Man On A Wire (3:09) - Garbage taken from 2012 album, "Not Your Kind Of People" (Liberation)
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman
11:45 Arts commentator Warren Feeney, director of the Academy of Fine Arts and art historian
Exhibitions in Christchurch and Wellington.
Outer Spaces 212 Madras St, Georgie Hill and Zina Swanson, Breathing Space
Jonathan Smart Gallery, 115 England St, New works by Saskia Leek
Chambers241, 241 Moorhouse Ave, Philip Aitken, A Preoccupation of Other Things
COCA Gallery, 66 Gloucester St, Screen Saver, Sam Eng's 'We Won't Need Legs To Stand'
The National, 212 Madras St, jewellery by Manon van Kouswijk
The Physics Room, 55 Sandyford St, Measure the city with the body
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The Government has announced an increase in the amount of funding for the education sector but the trade off is an increase in class sizes and plans for an appraisal system designed to improve teacher quality. (13′50″)
The fast-moving political events in Europe, which could decide the future of EU's efforts to stave off further economic strife and threats to the Eurozone. (10′37″)
Dr Matthew Feldman is the director of the Radicalism and New Media group at the University of Northampton in the UK. (11′01″)
During a pre-budget speech the Education Minister announced changes to the education sector, including increased class sizes and the introduction of a teacher appraisal system. (11′11″)
Professor Alison Gopnik has spent more than 30 years studying babies and young children to answer some of the great philosophical questions around learning, consciousness and morality. Her books include The Scientist in the Crib (co-authored with Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia Kuhl) and The Philosophical Baby and she has written more than 100 journal articles. (31′11″)
Written by Simon Wawer, published by Little, Brown, and reviewed by John King. (4′27″)
Garbage formed in the early 1990s in the Midwest US when Butch Vig, hot after producing Nirvana's Nevermind, decided to form his own band. With Butch on drums, the three members searched for an appropriate lead singer. They found her in Shirley Manson, a Scottish vocalist currently fronting a band called Angelfish. The band split in 2005, now, seven years later, they are back with a new album, Not Your Kind Of People, and a tour, that will eventually bring them to New Zealand. (10′41″)
Employment issues. (14′10″)
Exhibitions in three of the main centres. (10′47″)
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Author Jeffrey Paparoa Holman delves into his father's wartime past and comes to terms with his own troubled relationship with him as told in his book The Lost Pilot: A Memoir. Later in life he began to ask questions that lead him into the heart of a troubled relationship with his father; into his past and his wartime marriage and to the names and faces of the six kamikaze who died that day.
Detective Inspector Tusha Penny is police national manager of Child Protection and Sexual Violence. She runs a dedicated facility where specialist staff focus purely on cases of child abuse and adult sexual offending around the country. It's a far cry from just seven years ago, when Tusha Penny uncovered a backlog of child abuse files in the Wairarapa - some files had been hidden in cabinets or simply "lost" in the system. That lead to an inquiry which revealed widespread issues across the country in child abuse investigations, and ultimately lead to the unit she heads today. She’ll speak to Kathryn about her work.
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