future of public education

Pearson’s insidious plan to profit from poor families in developing countries

By Anna Hogan

Global education business, Pearson, continues to find new ways to make a profit from the education of children

Proud to be public: claiming back the essence of public schooling in Australia

By Alan Reid

A large achievement gap between rich and poor blights Australian education – and the gap appears to be widening. Australia is near the bottom of OECD countries in terms of equity in education. A major cause of the gap is that successive governments have diminished the strength of public education and, in so doing, increased