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Totalitarian-minded citizens c...

Apr 6, 2017 by

By Stephen Chavura – What’s the difference between a repressive totalitarian state and a state with liberal democratic...

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Choosing a school

Mar 6, 2017 by

All parents want the best for their children.  Parents know that education is important and so spend many hours agonising over which...

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Don’t let Safe Schools b...

Feb 7, 2017 by

By Greg Donnelly – Politicians in one state do not generally take kindly to colleagues in another state giving them advice....

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The new dads are doing it bett...

Feb 2, 2017 by

By Peter West – We often hear about changes in the gender landscape. Women are breaking down barriers. Girls are crowding into...

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A generation of offended snowf...

Jan 11, 2017 by

By Bill Muehlenberg – While most secular lefties today would want nothing to do with such (in their view) outdated notions as...

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Here’s why non-government scho...

Jan 3, 2017 by

By Kevin Donnelly – In 2004, in Why Our Schools are Failing, I argued Australia’s competitive academic curriculum was...

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Graduating on to the dole in S...

Nov 29, 2016 by

While our universities speak of liberalism and the spirit of enquiry, they are using the uncapped, demand-driven enrolment system to...

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Girls just want to wear pants

Nov 15, 2016 by

By Evelyn Tsitas – How we make girls suffer for conformity and societal expectation. It starts at primary school, with the...

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A plea for irrelevant educatio...

Nov 9, 2016 by

By Sam Ben-Meir – Due to the pressures of popular demand for relevance in education, we have lost sight of the purpose for...

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United Nations rebuked for pro...

Sep 20, 2016 by

  By David Singer – United Nations member states need to examine their own consciences and policies following Israeli...

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More anti-Christian bigotry in...

Sep 6, 2016 by

By Bill Muehlenberg – Things are growing more alarming by the day in the state of Victoria. I have documented a number of...

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Hopefully, a final word on ...

Jun 21, 2016 by

By David Robertson – My local state school’s fence is plastered with green signs telling me that “Gonski is making...

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The West’s reliance on S...

Mar 17, 2016 by

By Valerie Yule – Saudi money builds mosques and schools throughout the Western world. My home town of Melbourne has beautiful...

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Victorian audit of private sch...

Mar 17, 2016 by

By Stephen Elder – The Victorian Auditor General has accused Catholic education of ‘unworthy’ behaviour in its...

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The difference between student...

Feb 22, 2016 by

By Annie Fergusson – What’s the difference between being a client and being an investor? A client is typically aware of the...

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Gender bending in our primary ...

Feb 10, 2016 by

By Greg Donnelly – With great excitement and expectation the new school year has just got underway for hundreds of thousands of...

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What is going on in Australian...

Feb 10, 2016 by

By Phil Cullen – When the Australian education system was hoodwinked into copying the New York testing-based system in 2008, it...

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When Zakynthos stood up to Naz...

Feb 9, 2016 by

By Vic Alhadeff – Zakynthos is a magnificent speck in the ocean off the west coast of Greece. One of 1400 Greek islands, it is...

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Information technology and the...

Oct 13, 2015 by

By Keith Suter – The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull often speaks about “digital disruption” (and indeed he amassed...

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‘Hate speech’ cens...

Sep 28, 2015 by

By Laurence Maher – The ordinariness of “hate” Why all the fuss about so-called “hate speech”?...

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