Last week, we toyed with the idea of investing heavily in early education. To my mind, we need to start education at 3, the benefits are obvious.
While I applaud the Morrison government for rethinking education funding, this should represent the first step, not the last.
In this country, there is a massive gap between those who have opportunity, and those who don’t. The outstanding work of Reo Group is bridging that chasm.
As a student subject to the upcoming changes to the curriculum, I support some of the changes, but I feel some things are better left as is.
The NSW government is busy overhauling the education curriculum. However, I believe they’ve stumbled at the first step. Time for a rethink.
Refusing to go to school is a legitimate psychological problem, one that leads to serious psychological problems later in life. So, why are we just hearing about it now?
Despite numerous opportunities to change course, the Liberal government continues to fail our schools. We’ll restore every dollar of funding cut.
The modern discourse is in trouble. Instead of protest bringing change, I’ve found that it’s quickly just become a way to hear oneself talk, and facts be damned.
ABC Reading Eggs is a phenomenon in early education, as parents the world over have confidence in the program to play a crucial role in their children’s development.
In the week that was, while America was busy revealing her worst, Australia honoured her absolute best. Chin-chin.
Groupthink is the cornerstone of our social education. We join the club because everyone else does. But can we rescind our membership?
In the age of limitless knowledge, we’ve decided to opt for ignorance. I don’t blame us, we recoil at the sheer weight of it. But there is a way to escape this information overload.
Welcome back to our weekly sift through the rubbish dump of Internet detritus. This week, we investigate the claims that Barack Obama’s true legacy was leaving cockroaches in the White House.
According to some, the reason why parents are taking their kids out of public schools is that they don’t want them next to immigrants. The reality is quite different.
All those hours binge-watching might actually have a use (beyond expanding your waistline) as Harvard is now offering an education in Game of Thrones. Yes, really.
What a hot mess. The figure walking home in last night’s shoes is Tuesday who got too drunk to deal with the death of Harold, John McCain and a song about Theresa May hitting the charts.
Stepping out of the shadow of a working class existence, Ken Robinson looks to eloquently hit the education establishment where it hurts most. Right in the status quo.
With the rarely-seen Mercury revealing itself to us tomorrow morning, we spoke with Sydney Observatory about this, as well as other recently-discovered celestial phenomena.
What a night. Our heads were swimming with the romance of possibilities, and some of us did some things we didn’t want to do. So, who got the most out of the budget?
For our money, Comic Sans is the Pol Pot of fonts. However, there is a method behind the brutal madness, apparently (not that it has convinced us).
The process of allowing a primary school child to learn outside the secular curriculum is needlessly difficult. Time for a rethink.
TBS spoke with Erfan Daliri, the mind behind Newkind Festival, a physical and intellectual boot camp all in the name of meaningful social change.