Our schools need to take a mighty leap into the future: let’s dump outmoded practices and mindsets

By Michael Anderson and Miranda Jefferson

On October 5th 1979 stuntman Kenny Powers attempted to jump his rocket powered Lincoln Continental car from Canada to the USA across the St Lawrence River; a jump of 1.6 kilometres. The preparation took more than four years; it was costly (more than one million dollars), methodical and exacting. When the day finally came for

Big business ideas for the future role of universities in Australia are skewed and should be called out

By Julie Rowlands and Jill Blackmore

It is not unusual these days for big business to want to have a say in what is

Yes we can greatly improve the teaching of creativity in Australian schools and yes we can measure it

By Anne Harris and Leon de Bruin

Creativity is once again front and centre in the call for educating more effective 21stcentury workforces in Australia

Making space in our schools for children to develop their creativity

By Kim Wilson and Janet Dutton

Nurturing creativity is a key focus of twenty-first century educational and employment discourses here and around the world.

Six reasons Artificial Intelligence technology will never take over from human teachers

By Neil Selwyn

The next twenty years will see teachers under increasing pressure to convincingly justify their existence. Advances in artificial

Gonski’s new plan to reinvent Australian schools for the future has this one big flaw

By John Fischetti

My favourite episode of the American television comedy Seinfeld is the one titled “The Opposite”. Jerry Seinfeld’s mate, George, was always down on his luck until one day he decided to do the opposite of everything that came into his head. His natural instincts had gotten him nowhere. He had no job and was still

Leading ed researchers respond to Australian Govt’s review of rural, regional and remote education

By Melyssa Fuqua for the Rural Education Special Interest Group of the AARE

Response to the report of the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (IRRRRE) We welcome the

Hear our voices: growing up with speech, language and communication needs

By Jane McCormack

In kindy, I was very sad for most of the time. Nobody could understand me, so they didn’t

21 simple design elements that will make any School Assessment Task sheet accessible

By Haley Tancredi and Linda Graham and Jill Willis and Kelli McGraw

If you have a child in secondary school in Australia, you are probably familiar with assessment task sheets.