The main beneficiaries of the HELP deceased estate write-off are likely to be the adult children of HELP debtors.
There are sound reasons to support greater school autonomy given that principals and local school communities are better placed to encourage value for money.
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.
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.
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.
The ideological preferences of many staff make it impossible to pursue truth for its own sake in Australian unis today.
Universities now are the vassals of government funding, and much of their work, and, in particular, research is directed by governments and industry.
Behind every successful Australian stands a Greek philosopher, but you wouldn't know it from our cultural displays.
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.
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?
All History 8 textbooks make errors about
Magna Carta, leading to wider issues about teaching in general.
For trying to control an unruly student New South Wales teacher Stephen Krix lost his job.