Education

De-educating Australia: How The National Curriculum Is Failing Australian Children
21 March 2023

De-educating Australia: How The National Curriculum Is Failing Australian Children

The Australian education system is in crisis, and at the heart of this crisis lies the National Curriculum. The curriculum dictates what every child in Australia should know. Sadly, it is becoming increasingly apparent that it is failing to fulfil its purpose, which is to educate Australian children. Unfortunately, Version 9 of the National Curriculum, which will be implemented in
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The ‘Anti-discrimination’ Bandwagon – Coming To A School Near You
6 March 2023

The ‘Anti-discrimination’ Bandwagon – Coming To A School Near You

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into religious freedom, 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 by
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Forgetting The Past: How Post-modernist Theory Has Replaced History In Australian Universities In 2022
28 November 2022

Forgetting The Past: How Post-modernist Theory Has Replaced History In Australian Universities In 2022

History as a discipline as taught in Australian universities is no longer about a study of the past, as it has been replaced by post-modernist theory. In The Idea of History, the great English philosopher Historian RG Collingwood wrote that ‘history is for human self- knowledge. The only clue to what man can do is what man has done. The
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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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Australian Universities Risk Giving The Game Away To China In The Uphill Battle To Defend Our National Security
15 November 2022

Australian Universities Risk Giving The Game Away To China In The Uphill Battle To Defend Our National Security

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 15 November 2022 and was written by the author in her capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. We face an ongoing struggle to defend our national security against malicious foreign actors,
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Dutton Plays The Culture Card
3 November 2022

Dutton Plays The Culture Card

This article was originally published in The Australian Financial Review on or about 3 November 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Even Dutton’s own side warn him off “populist” issues. But there is not
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The Kids Aren’t Alright
1 November 2022

The Kids Aren’t Alright

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 1 November 2022 and was written by the author in her capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. The Age of Anxiety has dawned. While this may be easy to dismiss as
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Tyranny’s Higher Education Production Line
14 October 2022

Tyranny’s Higher Education Production Line

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into freedom of speech on 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,
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Unfair Dinkum History
10 October 2022

Unfair Dinkum History

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Dr Bella d’Abrera 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
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Universities Need To Stop Being The Enablers Of Social Activism
20 September 2022

Universities Need To Stop Being The Enablers Of Social Activism

This article was originally published in The Epoch Times. In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into freedom of speech on 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,
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