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I am proposing that Australia should generate its own unique teacher education policy reform so as to position itself as a global leader.
by Susan Ledger - 8/09/2015 - 11 comments
Academics lunge at every new technology and pedagogy in a desperate effort to achieve relevance.
by Eric Porter - 21/08/2015 - 6 comments
Children and adolescents often complain that history is boring. It is not. It teaches us about our present as well as our past. But it is taught so that it is boring.
by Valerie Yule - 20/08/2015 - 47 comments
Academic standards have slipped ever since the influx of massive numbers of foreign students. Higher education is not what it was before.
by Murray Hunter - 14/08/2015 - 8 comments
Why don't universities, as a group, invest in platforms that support collaboration in teaching and learning, just as they do for high-end research?
by Nicholas Hawkins - 24/07/2015 - 1 comment
A couple of years ago the combination of subsidies and fee income saw the resources of private schools put public schools in the shade.
It is rare that an opportunity presents itself for a Government to save money by spending money. And yet, investment in childcare and early learning offers just such an opportunity.
by John Cherry - 9/07/2015 - 6 comments
Over the past decade or so, subsidies for childcare have grown continuously and rapidly to the point where they now pose a real threat to long-term budget sustainability.
by David Leyonhjelm - 6/07/2015 - 13 comments
If he was serious about better using public funds he would stop using them to boost private schools and concentrate on public ones.
by Toni Hassan - 6/07/2015 - 12 comments
The most unrealistic of these is the claim that increased public recurrent investment in non-government schools has increased overall costs to governments rather than producing overall savings.
by David Robertson - 2/07/2015 - 12 comments
An end, please, to these wacky ideas for wiping the slate clean and starting all over.
by Peter West - 25/06/2015 - 42 comments
Such is the pitiful standard of public and political debate in Australia that even hypothetical ideas are attacked and jettisoned before they see the light of day.
by Kevin Donnelly - 24/06/2015 - 4 comments


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