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10 February 2009 |
Many of the things that impact upon a teacher's efficacy are beyond their control - the quality of a child's homelife, the politicisation of the curriculum. One thing they can control is much they care, though this may bring new teachers little comfort in the months ahead.
02 February 2009 |
These are earnest kids, wanting to succeed. Society has told
them that to succeed they must be able to draw a parabola,
find the vertex, state the axis of symmetry. This city
has two million adults — how many ever heard of an axis of
12 December 2008 |
Widespread subject cuts and reductions in staff numbers have eaten away at students' plans and rendered the new breadth component impotent. Horizons seem to be shrinking, which makes it increasingly difficult to 'dream large'.
26 November 2008 |
Theological colleges increasingly need to turn to churches for underwriting, yet church congregations are dwindling, which affects them financially as well. Something has to give ... and in Brisbane, it already has.
19 November 2008 |
Forcing schools to produce information on students' exam performance will never be a reliable strategy for lifting numeracy and literacy. Learning is as much about taking risks and failing as it is about getting the answers right the first time.
01 August 2008 |
Today's teacher has to survive in a world of gimmickry. Students pay better attention to ringtones than to the human voice. In the brave new world of Rudd's Digital Education Revolution, teachers risk being replaced by technicians.
28 July 2008 |
The current higher education review is hindered by a focus on 'productivity' and 'efficient investment'. Universities should be homes of knowledge whose graduates are more than just pegs to plug the holes in Australia's skills set.
19 September 2007 |
Earlier this month, a federal parliamentary committee recommended that teachers should receive higher pay, as an incentive to attract quality recruits and to improve retention. But a new policy could undermine the collective quality of school education.
04 July 2006 |
It is crucial that Australia increases its knowledge of Asia
13 June 2006 |
The imposition on students of greater burdens for repayment when they leave university is likely to cause a drought in the number of graduates who will be prepared to work for community agencies and the public service.
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