Knowledge is Power

Te Matauranga ko te Kaha


Here is my full interview with  Iain Taylor Principal of Manurewa Intermediate in South Auckland that features in my documentary WORLD CLASS?

Here is an interview I recorded with Seth Andrew of Democracy Prep , New York for WORLD CLASS?

My most recent documentary on the state of our State education system.

Last December I interviewed Adrian Whale who runs Te Tai Tokarau Emergency Housing Trust.As Aucklanders cash up their properties take the profits and move North, houses prices in Whangarei are rising.

Bryan Bruce interviews New York based educationalist Brian Jones. He discusses why Charter Schools began in the USA and what he thinks are wrong with them.


44 minutes of television airtime isn’t a lot for a topic as big as Public Education, so when it came to editing my recent documentary WORLD CLASS? one of the decisions I reluctantly made was not to include a discussion about Charter Schools.

Bryan Bruce interviews Michael Russell - Cabinet Secretary for Education and Life Long Learning in the Scottish Parliament.

Here is the key note speech by Prof Yong Zhao  I recorded in Washington in  April 2014 for World Class?

Bryan Bruce interviews educationalist Prof.Yong Zhao. Born and initially educated in China, Prof.

Bryan Bruce interviewed Dr Pasi Sahlberg about the Finnish education system for World Class? Their focus is on creative thinking rather than compliant test driven thinking.


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 Here's a very telling  clip of John Key from last night's TVONE news. (March 31, 2016) 

With regard to the TPPA he says :

Britain's decision yesterday to impose a sugar tax on fizzy drinks will generate a lot of debate over the coming days. I saw John Key for example say on TV ONE news last night that we won't be doing it because "they don't actually work".

Who is Bryan Bruce?

Bryan Bruce is an award winning documentary maker, and best selling author. Born in Scotland in 1948, his family emigrated to New Zealand in 1956. He grew up in Christchurch and attended the University of Canterbury where he graduated with an M.A.[1] in Sociology and Philosophy and Christchurch Teacher’s College where he earned a Diploma in Teaching.

Bryan is best known for his work on 'The Investigator' documentary series, 'Inside Child Poverty' and 'Mind The Gap'.