Critical Race Theory

New Space Race: Putting Woke Into Orbit
29 February 2024

New Space Race: Putting Woke Into Orbit

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into Australian Universities and how they are failing young Australians. If we want to reach for the stars, then it will be our best and brightest – not virtue signalling – that gets us there. It’s not rocket science. Or is it? Those working at Monash University’s recently launched
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Clare’s Woke-ready Students
2 August 2023

Clare’s Woke-ready Students

In this article, Brianna McKee 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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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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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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Activists Masquerading As Educators
7 May 2022

Activists Masquerading As Educators

The recent news from the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) that fewer and fewer students are choosing to study higher mathematics at Secondary school is yet another black mark against our education system. Unfortunately, things are hardly better in Literature. Victoria, which leads the way in progressive education, has seen students ditching literature in their droves. Over the last three
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Parents Pushing Back Against Curriculum Flaws
11 February 2022

Parents Pushing Back Against Curriculum Flaws

All the critics of the radical new National Curriculum being foisted upon this country by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) have been proven right. Among them numbered this newspaper, which drew readers’ attention to many of the profound problems with the curriculum. Instead of making an official announcement about changes to the draft curriculum, last week ACARA
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National Curriculum Changes are a Band-Aid Fix
4 February 2022

National Curriculum Changes are a Band-Aid Fix

Changes to the radical new National curriculum to elevate Australia’s Christian and Western Heritage are a band-aid fix, according to free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. “The addition of a few words about Western Civilisation is simply window dressing and does nothing to fix the fundamental problems of the National Curriculum,” said Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of
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New Schools Program Is Dangerous And Divisive
31 March 2021

New Schools Program Is Dangerous And Divisive

If you thought Safe Schools was bad, wait until you find out what the NSW Education department is doing to make schools unsafe in this state. As part of an initiative called ‘Racism. No Way!’ children from Kindergarten to Year 12 are being indoctrinated with lessons in unconscious bias, white privilege and institutional racism. While the initiative bills itself as
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