Education

Australia’s performance in the classroom

Australia may be rocking the world sporting stage, but there’s concerns about our performance in the classroom. What can we learn from other countries...

New English, Maths and Science Syllabuses in NSW

In response to the Gonski Report and the evidence of falling educational standards in the three core subjects mentioned above, the NSW Government has...

Failing students

The difference between junior high school and senior high school is more dramatic than many people realise. This has been highlighted by a number...

Lifting standards

Could abolishing private schools and respecting teachers more help lift education standards? Does the Finland education system have answers for the rest of the world...

Testing in the education system

Testing is a huge part of the education system in Australia and around the world, but are we taking the wrong approach when it...

Time management

Time Management for students in senior years of high school is absolutely critical in realising their desired level of achievement. Time deprivation is common...

Crisis confronting our teachers

The teaching ‘profession’ has seen a dramatic transformation since I trained as a teacher in the late sixties. When I was at university, our...

Are our Selective schools doing more harm than good for our kids?

Recently we looked at some of the differences that exist between the Finnish and Australian Education Systems (Finland is ranked sixth in the world...