Get rid of Gonski
Apr30

Get rid of Gonski

The first Gonski report meant parents were responsible for paying taxes for the state to educate their children.

The second Gonski report proposes that parents pay tax so that the state can raise their children altogether…

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Geese of the Week – 17 May
May17

Geese of the Week – 17 May

It’s time for the weekly update of goosey behaviour.   Number 3 – Graham Richardson It’s strange but I kind of like Graham Richardson. I think it’s because he is always attacking Julia Gillard, so it glosses over the stuff that would normally make me consider him to be a top class goose. But he has let himself down this week. He’s written in The Oz that he was dumbfounded by the public response to...

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Gonski doesn’t show us the money
Apr09

Gonski doesn’t show us the money

The hype surrounding the Gonski review of education funding in Australia gives the impression that, once implemented, all our schooling woes will be consigned to the dustbin of history. But the truth is that it is just hype. Gonski’s report focuses on funding, not teaching. And as anyone who pays any attention to government programs knows full well, throwing more of the taxpayer dollar at a problem is rarely an efficient solution....

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