Teaching

Free Speech On Campus, Actions Are Louder Than Words
4 September 2023

Free Speech On Campus, Actions Are Louder Than Words

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the freedom of speech on Australian university campuses, 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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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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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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National Curriculum Changes Should Sound Alarm Bells For Parents
21 September 2018

National Curriculum Changes Should Sound Alarm Bells For Parents

THE changes to the national curriculum announced by the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) last week should sound some very loud alarm bells for Australian parents. If adopted, the changes mean that future generations of children will be in danger of finishing school and turning into adults who know nothing at all. Over the next couple of years,
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Freedom To Teach
17 December 2014

Freedom To Teach

While there has been much attention and significant resources dedicated to examining the structures surrounding the attraction, training, retention and performance of teachers, there is almost no consideration of the conditions under which teachers are employed and paid. This report examines the government school Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBAs) and awards across Australia, pointing to a highly inflexible and restrictive employment
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