education leadership

These two teachers left tenured uni jobs to return to the classroom. You’ll never believe what happened next.

By Kimberley Pressick-Kilborn and Ange Fitzgerald

Kimberley and Ange shared their back-to-school story in January this year. So, what’s it been like?  How is

The White Paper: old, tired and lacking evidence

By Debra Hayes

In the months before the pandemic gripped the world, the NSW Productivity Commission released a presciently titled discussion paper, Kickstarting the Productivity Conversation. Its recently released followup White Paper sets out its plan for rebooting the economy.  Lifting school results is part of the plan. The Commission acknowledges  the ‘pandemic has shown how quickly schools,

In the troubled state of education, there’s scope for an imaginative administrator, even a thoughtful one, to do good.

By Raewyn Connell

There are, of course, bad choices that the NSW government might make. A generic corporate manager. A D-G who understood spreadsheets and defend austerity. A right-wing ideologue.