Wrapping the Week: Students launch petition after 'trivial' exam

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Nov 15, 20188m
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Wrapping the Week: Students launch petition after 'trivial' exam
Nov 15 '188m
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Every Friday Tim Wilson and Kate Hawkesby join Mike Hosking to discuss the week's best bits. Year 13 students are worried they might fail their history exam because they didn't know what the word "trivial" meant, with more than 2000 students launching a petition asking for the essay to be marked based on students' own definition of the word. NZQA says they will not be penalised for misinterpreting the word after reviewing the situation. Is this another case of millennial students taking advantage of the current PC culture in the education system? LISTEN ABOVE AS TIM WILSON AND KATE HAWKESBY SPEAK WITH MIKE HOSKING

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