The Trouble With NAPLAN

The Trouble With NAPLAN

Yes, I am going there. My son is sitting NAPLAN for the first time today and I have very mixed feelings about it. image source Personally I am proud that he is going to give it a go. I’m also grateful that his school have been supportive and have encouraged him...
Changing Tack

Changing Tack

I am still vehemently opposed to the Every Student Every School policy and to the savage cuts made to education funding by the NSW Liberal O’Farrell Government. You can read more about my views on the policy in these previous posts: Every Student Every School...
Fighting the Good Fight

Fighting the Good Fight

I’m truly shocked at the current state of education funding in this country. While on the one hand the federal government has been advised to increase education funding in the Gonski report, on the other several state governments have announced savage cuts in...
Update on Every Student Every School

Update on Every Student Every School

I went way outside my comfort zone yesterday and talked to a journalist for the first time about my thoughts on the Every Student Every School policy. You read my previous thoughts on this policy here and here. This afternoon a photographer will be coming to my...

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