Class Action/Education

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NAPLAN Results Offer Proof: Australia’s Education System Is Failing
29 August 2023

NAPLAN Results Offer Proof: Australia’s Education System Is Failing

In this article, Colleen Harkin contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing many of the liberties enjoyed
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Canberra Isn’t Listening To Indigenous Voices On Remote Education
17 August 2023

Canberra Isn’t Listening To Indigenous Voices On Remote Education

Hypocrisy within government undermines the credibility of policymakers, erodes public trust, wastes precious time, and squanders taxpayer funds. An example of this is the federal government’s decision to spend upwards of $380 million to conduct the referendum for the Voice to Parliament proposal, while simultaneously cutting funding to remote schools serving Indigenous communities, and cancelling plans to build two much
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The Achievements Of Captain James Cook Are A Story for The Ages
30 April 2023

The Achievements Of Captain James Cook Are A Story for The Ages

In this article, Colleen Harkin contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing many of the liberties enjoyed
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Let Teachers Teach
31 March 2023

Let Teachers Teach

As recent footage of a teacher losing control of a New South Wales classroom received widespread coverage in the media, it begs the question: just how many teachers across the country are pushed to breaking point every day and what does this say about the state of our education system? The undeniable fact is the Australia’s education system is in
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Misleading The Young
25 March 2023

Misleading The Young

In this article, Dr Bella d’Abrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the teaching of history in Australian universities, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing
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Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism
23 March 2023

Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism

If, like most of us, you are under the impression that parents have a “right” to see their children educated within their own values system, you are mistaken. In practice today, mainstream religion, and all the values that it connotes, are being erased from our national education system. Every child in Australia has the right to, and is guaranteed, a
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Cut The Fat In The Curriculum
17 November 2022

Cut The Fat In The Curriculum

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Colleen Harkin contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of
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IPA Welcomes Peter Dutton’s Culture War Call In Budget Reply
28 October 2022

IPA Welcomes Peter Dutton’s Culture War Call In Budget Reply

Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program at the Institute of Public Affairs, has today welcomed Peter Dutton’s Budget Reply speech and his statements on Australia’s culture, and what children are taught in schools. “Peter Dutton has declared he will move the Liberals back into the political mainstream and that he will fight for the values
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Undoing Australia
4 August 2022

Undoing Australia

The University of Melbourne is training revolutionaries to dismantle the nation Back in 2017, the University of Sydney launched a campaign to ‘unlearn’ education. In 2022, the University of Melbourne upped the ante by launching a campaign to unlearn the entire nation. In an extraordinary act of institutional suicide, one of Australia’s most prestigious universities has introduced an initiative titled
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Time To Help Students Pledge Their Loyalty
1 July 2022

Time To Help Students Pledge Their Loyalty

Teaching young Australians to be active and informed citizens should be at the heart of our education system. Indeed, the document that paved the way for the National Curriculum – the Melbourne Declaration on Education Goals for Young Australians recognised the importance of teaching students to be “committed to national values of democracy” and to “participate in Australia’s civic life”.
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