Teachers’ work

Shocking evidence of US-style racial bias in Australian schools

By Linda Graham

Australian research is almost silent on how disciplinary practices in our schools are affected by racial bias.  In

Donnelly’s review set to limit future for young Australians

By Nicole Mockler

The final report of the Australian Curriculum Review conducted by Kevin Donnelly and Ken Wiltshire has recently been

Muddled thinking of Abbott Govt’s education policies undermines teachers and students

By Dr Eileen Honan

George Orwell wrote in 1984, “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously,

Newspapers are Bad News for Teachers

By Aspa Baroutsis

Newspapers are able to influence public opinion through specific portrayals of teachers that in turn work to construct

Decisions about teaching methods should be made by educators not politicians

By Alan Reid

Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of South Australia One of the chilling features of the Federal Government’s education policy is its obvious intention to tell teachers how they should teach. Until now governments have stopped short of dictating how teachers should teach, on the assumption that these are professional decisions that are best