The following letter was submitted for possible publication in The Australian on Wednesday 14 January 2015 but it did not make it into print. After sending the letter it occurred to me that I could hqave added this final sentence: It is probably more accurate to say that some newspapers have been captured by ideology.
Evidence for views about teacher preparation
Justine Ferrari writes, apparently approvingly, that NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli insists on having evidence to support any proposals to reform the state's school system ("No war, just a revolution", 13/1).
And yet, earlier in the piece, without mention of any evidence, she baldly states that many education faculties are "captured by ideology".
Having a genuine evidence base for views would be a good guideline for many journalists.
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State Conference 2019
State Conference will be held on 17th August 2019 at Lourdes Hill College,Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne. Bronwyn Lea, UQ will present a keynote address on the value of poetry in the new curriculum landscape. Second keynote to be confirmed. As usual there will be a huge range of practical and inspirational workshops for you to ...
This is the first time I have been to an ETAQ conference and it was really sensational to get so much at all of the sessions.
ETAQ conferences always have sessions that make me excited to be a teacher.
I know that ETAQ conferences in the past have never disappointed - valuable, relevant, practical, inspiring so I came again.Read All