This article was originally published on EduResearch Matters. Read the original article. By Rachel Buchanan and Amy McPherson The recent banning of smart phones in public schools by several state governments shows Australian policymakers are concerned about children’s use of technology and social media in school time. But what about the way our schools use … Continue reading Education shaped by big data and Silicon Valley. Is this what we want for Australia?
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We could interpret the lack of an update as a sign that although the goals of the Melbourne Declaration have not yet been met, they are still worthy and worth working towards. Is there any need to re-think them when instead we could continue implement them?
‘Gonski’ has become a brand. And the Liberal party have been working hard to transfer ownership of the Gonski brand
This post is the second in my ongoing exploration of the second Gonski Report. The first post is Through Growth to Achievement #Gonski Review 2.0 The ever insightful Dean Ashenden presents his analysis in Inside Story: An end to the industrial model of schooling? Ashenden writes that while the latest Gonski report points a way … Continue reading Links of interest on the Gonski report 2.0
So just over 12 months ago, I blogged about the ‘Evidence for Learning’ [E4L] Toolkit, which was, then, newly available for Australian teachers as an accessible resource which purports to break down research in order to provide a metric of “what works”. (At this juncture I’m reminded of Dylan Wiliams’ warning that ‘everything works somewhere, … Continue reading Evidence II: The mathematics strikes back
Some of the discussion following the release of the CSP’s recent video A new vision for physiotherapy prompted some interesting thoughts about the constant tension we face if we are to anticipate the future for our profession (link). A couple of…