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Category Archives: Education
Grace Portolesi made a scapegoat for Education Department’s woes, say senior staff | The Advertiser. The buck stops with the minister … if the minister does not run a tight ship and lead by example, the underlings will abuse their … Continue reading
Centralised, command and control economies fail. This is why. – Michael Smith News.
Do you understand the Gonski education spin? – Michael Smith News. The Australian Electoral Commission has a handy guide to the 3 levels of government in Australia. It says, “State and territory government responsibilities include: justice, consumer affairs, health, education, forestry, … Continue reading
Labor spends more on Gonski ads than on School funding – Liberal Party of Australia. “If Federal Labor will pay only 4 per cent of the total new education spending next year then in some States the new funding could … Continue reading
Gillard Government to spend $50 million on Gonski advertising campaign | adelaidenow. Why do we need an advertising campaign … and does the money come out of the general revenue or from the education budget? And once again, why do … Continue reading
Annual exam to rate all South Australian public school students | adelaidenow. what is old is new again … next thing children who don’t reach the required standard will have to repeat a years study.
A class act counts for more than money | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog.
School Forces 13 Year Old Girls To Ask Each Other For Lesbian Kisses // Mr. Conservative. Ironically enough, Finch justified this whole exercise by citing to New York state’s “Dignity for All Students Act,” which prohibits harassment and bullying in … Continue reading
One of those Gillard promises | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog.
Literacy? Read this and weep | Daily Telegraph Miranda Devine Blog. Julia Gillard, who wants to be known as the “education prime minister”, will finalise funding with the states on April 19, at the Council of Australian Governments meeting, trying … Continue reading
Get yourself a real education | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog.
Teaching teachers not to teach | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog.
What’s wrong with this story? | David M Russell.
Strict new tests for trainee teachers under Gillard government’s National Plan for School Improvement | adelaidenow
Strict new tests for trainee teachers under Gillard government’s National Plan for School Improvement | adelaidenow. In order to graduate as teachers they would need to perform in the top 30 per cent of the population in numeracy and literacy … Continue reading
NSW moves to lift teaching standards | Herald Sun. School leavers now need HSC band 5 results in a minimum of three subjects, one of which must be English, in what Mr Piccoli said was “a significant raising of the … Continue reading
Shut the book Gillard stunt | Daily Telegraph Piers Akerman Blog. There is no evidence to demonstrate that higher paid teachers are better in the classroom and there is nothing to suggest that smaller class sizes have an effect on … Continue reading
Gillard cuts wild promise down to $1 billion more than she has | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog. But Gillard will still promise spending that ramps up over a few years to $4 billion a year – a promise to … Continue reading
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As a parent, do you know what your child is learning?.
University tweets to the Left | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog.
The true reason for the BER. $16 billion. For this. – Michael Smith News. Personally I would want an explanation of why it took so long to build the thing … and why, in some cases, the school has a … Continue reading
Christine Milne must resign. It’s that simple. She must resign. – Michael Smith News. 300,000,000 years ago on a hot steamy planet, there were lots of trees and vegetation drawing CO2 out of the atmosphere. As the climate changed by … Continue reading
No – it is a bad idea at Catallaxy Files.
Forget teaching foreign languages in Australia and concentrate on English until all students leave school with good reading, writing and reading skills in one language. Before that can happen we have to train the teachers who passed through the education … Continue reading
Education Minister Grace Portolesi names convicted school sex abuse teacher Barry Douglas Wright | adelaidenow
Education Minister Grace Portolesi names convicted school sex abuse teacher Barry Douglas Wright | adelaidenow. ????