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
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”.