Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Saturday, 22 June 2019
Australian teachers have higher workloads, fewer resources: OECD report
Australian public school teachers face higher workloads, fewer resources and more administration duties than global averages, according to a new international report. Despite this, they are amongst the most innovative and enthusiastic adopters of new ideas and approaches to education.
we have spent the past six years 'increasing our productivity' with a culminating rise in stress and overwork.
This is not to the benefit of children and young people at all.
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Saturday, 15 June 2019
Thursday, 13 June 2019
Saturday, 8 June 2019
"NSW's approach to high-potential students has been erratic" From today's SMH
This is actually an offensive statement to teachers who differentiate for the full range of their students & who are limited by a lack of State & Fed resourcing for all students.
Invest in all kids more.
Plenty of those kids are coming from homes lacking in access to medical specialists, creative & sporting opportunities, & even the basics like healthy food & winter heating.
Policies which fail to address holistic problems - the inequality in this state - are band aids alone.