The recently released report of the NAPLAN review found many young people are reaching Year 9 without being able to write properly.
Not all chaplains are religious, and Australia’s chaplaincy program actually prohibits preaching or religious practice.
The Morrison government’s Job-ready Graduates legislation has passed the Senate.
The pursuit of endless sales in the form of international student enrolments appears to be their principal purpose, rather than the pursuit of learning and knowledge.
Men’s research submissions to academic journals almost instantly increased by 50%, single-author articles by women dropped.
Early learning matters, and creates a solid foundation for future development.
Our universities actively helped with reconstruction after two world wars and supported recoveries in recent recessions.
School libraries and staffing are under threat and undervalued. These resources are easy to take for granted, and often lose out in budget cuts.
In the post-COVID world, Australia’s success will largely depend on the adaptability and responsiveness of the education system.
One approach to figure out what to expect is to look at the experiences of different countries after they closed schools due to previous pandemics, war or industrial action.