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Student Behaviour: Here we Go Again - When Will the Penny Drop?




- Clear as Mud (But They Still Don’t Get It) -

Considering that it’s one of the principal reasons why we initiated this forum, not surprisingly the ongoing, ever increasing problem of student behaviour in our public schools – and its related issues – has featured prominently in our reporting on the inherent failings and shortcomings of the system. 1,349 more words

Australian Public Education

Another Committee About Education Without Teachers? Go Figure.

A few weeks ago, the Liberal Government in Nova Scotia announced that it was going to be undertaking a massive review of the education system here in the Province. 1,155 more words

Public Education

Confessions of A Bad Teacher: A Kindred Spirit of Sorts

Book Review



Confessions of a Bad Teacher

The Shocking Truth from the Front Lines of American Public Education

Following on from last week’s theme, which was essentially looking at the American public education scene and what lessons we here in Australia might be able to take from it, this week we provide an introduction and overview of another important book. 2,298 more words

Australian Public Education

The voice that teachers need: independent, democratic, united.

On the 1st March 2014 I spoke at the Professional Unity Conference.  This was called by teacher unions seeking to working more closely together, possibly involving mergers.  2,201 more words

Education Policy

International Women's Day 2014: a guest blog by Fatma KESİK

In 2013 I was fortunate to have a visiting scholar from Turkey work with me at the University of Nottingham.  As with all such experiences, I learned a good deal.  768 more words

Education Policy

Official Launch - National Campaign for Policy Change in Behaviour Management

Bringing Back Common Sense to the Classroom

Our Campaign – What it is all About


Please sign our petition for change in the behaviour management policies in public schools and education systems in Australia. 1,771 more words

Australian Public Education