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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol 7, No. 2 April 13, 1944

Need for Education

Need for Education

Both of these reports are important steps in the investigation of labour conditions in New Zealand, and every individual who has some degree of social conscience should read them, for, as the investigator has said, "If there is one conclusion of more importance than any other which has been forced upon the investigator by the year's work it is that industrial troubles are due, more than anyone is likely to suspect, simply to want of knowledge and of education. Education by itself would contribute very greatly to remove many of the present troubles, but unfortunately, as is generally the case where there is little knowledge, there fs a complacency about industrial problems which stands in the way of knowledge.