We need to regulate the number of students in primary classrooms. Having over 20 students with one teacher in primary is not conducive to the most positive early school experience.
- Mr. Currie (then Min of Health, and now Min of Education) talking about class size on Nov 24, 2015 (click to read full transcript):
- Mr. Currie on Nov 25, 2015 (click to read full transcript):
- Wikipedia page for “Class Size”
- “Class size refers to the number of students a teacher faces during a given period of instruction. Dozens of studies on Class-size reduction demonstrate its positive impact on student performance, though a smaller number of studies attempt to cast doubt on the connection between class size and student learning.”