There’s no *place* like *home* – why comfort and community matter when we work, learn, play & create

This post is my presentation at the Education Future Forum, 15 March 2013 There is no sense of ‘place’ that is greater than ‘home’. Hugh Mackay, in What makes us tick? Ten desires that drive us  says ‘My place’ is partly an anchor, partly a refuge, partly a stable point in a world that seems …

Will this be in the test, My Pyne? Old school is not way to go #weneedvision

Christopher Pyne is the Australian Education Minister in-waiting, with an election due in September this year. We have been waiting for a clear vision for the students in our nation and are yet to receive it. The current government hasn’t delivered. This piece appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald this week. Old School is way …