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What teachers want from their principals

If you’ve ever had the unlucky experience of teaching in a school with a difficult principal at the helm, then you know the nightmare such a leader can create in a school. 726 more words

Policy And Advocacy

The Coalition calls on the Australian Government to Condemn Sexual Violence against Women and Children in South Sudan

Following the release of a UN report on human rights violations in South Sudan on 11 March 2016, which detailed harrowing accounts of sexual violence committed against women and children, the Coalition wrote to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP (copied to Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, Natasha Stott Despoja AM). 275 more words

Australian Government

What does "college-ready" mean anyway?

Discussions in education have become a veritable Tower of Babel with enough acronyms to make any bowl of Alphabits soup a solid summary of every school’s August professional development. 997 more words

Students

Interim review of the Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security welcomed by the Australian Civil Society Coalition for Women, Peace and Security

On 8 April 2016, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Women announced the release of the independent interim review of the Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018 (‘the NAP’), conducted by the independent Humanitarian Advisory Group. 64 more words

Australian Government

ON BEING “THE MAN” — AND, The Woman ;0)

Reflection from February 9th, 2014 @ Age 32

RE:  WHEN SOCIOLOGICAL PROGRAMMING SAYS YOU, AS A WOMAN, CAN ONLY FEEL CONFIDENT IF YOUR EXISTENCE IS VALIDATED BY A MAN—WHICH REQUIRES THAT YOU FIND A MAN WHO IS NOT INTIMIDATED BY YOU AND YOUR BEAUTY AND INTELLIGENCE—WHICH THEN REQUIRES THAT YOU SIMPLY ALTER THE SOCIOLOGICAL PROGRAMMING TO MAKE IT MORE HUMANE ;oD… 679 more words

Perception

Dear white people

Today was a day away from our mental health consumers as the Milwaukee county mental health and substance abuse contracted agencies attended a session designed to educate us about white privilege. 343 more words

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