4 July 2020
Disadvantaged students fell further behind during the COVID-19 lockdown. They need tutoring help, but time is running out.
30 June 2020
The Federal Government has proposed an inflexible and centrally-planned change to funding university places, and dressed it up in the language of incentives.
18 June 2020
It would be a win-win-win: the tutors would get extra income, the economy would get extra stimulus and, most importantly, one million disadvantaged students would get the chance for a better life.
15 June 2020
The Federal Government is spending big to stimulate the economy. Some stimulus spending should go to making our education system fairer. Here’s how.
26 April 2020
As long as it is done carefully, a staged return to school will help students, especially the disadvantaged, and parents, especially mothers.
27 March 2020
When the COVID-19 crisis is over and the schools reopen, there’ll be a lot of catching-up to do. Here are some ways we could help students bounce back.
3 March 2020
A new career path for maths and science teachers could transform student learning. Here’s how these new roles could be implemented in Australia.
10 February 2020
We want our children to have a fantastic education, but we haven’t given our teachers the support they need to deliver it. Here’s how we can create a better system for improving teachers.
10 February 2020
The performance of our students in international tests in maths, reading, and science is in long-term decline. Here’s a blueprint for a better system to improve teaching.
10 December 2019
After last week’s abysmal PISA results, many parents and teachers are wondering what the future of learning in Australia will entail. But there is a way out of this mess.