Are governments just polishing the chrome on the 1965 vehicle, when we need to design a new hybrid model?

Over the past few years ‘education’ in the media followed politicians announcing large-scale projects. The Australian Government’s 2009 GFC stimulus package, ‘Building the Education Revolution’, was more of a building program and the 2007 ‘Digital Education Revolution’ (Year 9 1:1 laptop program) was an election promise that seemed to misunderstand the future technology needs for […]

Australia’s educational reform: Becoming the Creative Country and the Clever Country #my5pointplan

When you are climbing the ladder of success, make sure it is leaning against the right wall. Education is on the political agenda this week in Australia. In the media our PM, Julia Gillard has been quoted as championing: A national crusade, a chance for change, education transforming the life of every child. This can be achieved, […]