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The main beneficiaries of the HELP deceased estate write-off are likely to be the adult children of HELP debtors.
by Andrew Norton - 11/04/2014 - 3 comments
There are sound reasons to support greater school autonomy given that principals and local school communities are better placed to encourage value for money.
by Chris Lewis - 4/04/2014 - 7 comments
There is no doubt that those educators and policy makers, focused almost exclusively on test scores, have failed to recognize the diverse talents of students and in effect left many out of the education system.
by Xue Wang - 31/03/2014 - 4 comments
Many of the large systemic changes to education are about meeting longer term goals and as a result are not particularly well suited to the electoral cycles of government.
by David Robertson - 20/03/2014 - 2 comments
On 13 March, some 13,000 NSW Year 6 children will sit the Department of Education's Selective Test, with a view to gaining one of the approximately 4000 selective places in NSW selective schools.
by Kate Mannix - 7/03/2014
The ideological preferences of many staff make it impossible to pursue truth for its own sake in Australian unis today.
by Chris Lewis - 27/02/2014 - 192 comments
Universities now are the vassals of government funding, and much of their work, and, in particular, research is directed by governments and industry.
by Peter Jorm - 27/02/2014 - 2 comments
Behind every successful Australian stands a Greek philosopher, but you wouldn't know it from our cultural displays.
by Fotis Kapetopoulos - 26/02/2014 - 1 comment
Instead, policy should also measure the amount of change occurring in schools in each of the five steps and hold school leaders to account for these changes.
by Ben Jensen - 25/02/2014 - 3 comments
Whilst I have no problems with unearthing the next big thing in popular culture, what would happen if we expanded the format to showcase emerging talents in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, medicine and the like?
by John Töns - 20/02/2014
All History 8 textbooks make errors about Magna Carta, leading to wider issues about teaching in general.
by David Clark - 18/02/2014 - 10 comments
For trying to control an unruly student New South Wales teacher Stephen Krix lost his job.
by Greg Maybury - 5/02/2014 - 10 comments

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