equity in schooling

If you want gender justice, should you ban private boys’ schools?

By George Variyan

The “offensive and misogynistic behaviour” of elite private school boys that routinely erupts into the public consciousness is not an aberration. It is a byproduct of the heterosexist ‘machinery’ that organises relational life within these schools (Variyan & Wilkinson, under review).  There is strong evidence that young female teachers are being responsibilised for boys sexually

Curriculum review: where was NESA’s consultation?

By Debra Batley

NESA’s announcement last Monday about its curriculum overhaul had several disturbing aspects to it, writes Debra Batley.

2019 REPORT CARD for Australia’s national efforts in education

By David Zyngier

It’s the end of the school year and school reports are being sent home. Let’s imagine every Australian

What does the post-truth world hold for teachers and educational researchers?

By Stewart Riddle

As 2016 draws to an end, I am left with a deep sense that things are going very, very wrong. I waver between fury and frustration, unease and dread. But these feelings are useless without some action. I presented in a symposium at the AARE conference recently on social justice, and our theme was reframing