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Recycle 5: from January 20, 2004 — Values in NSW schools

This one is deep in my archives! In its original context it is very political too, being an angry response to Prime Minister John Howard’s unjustified attack on public education. You may see a leading non-government educator’s reply here.

I posted the “Values We Teach” document, since superseded but essentially the same. See Core Values on the NSW Department of Education site — unless they move it again! Terrible, that way, the NSW government. Always fiddling… However, here is the version I posted back in 2004.

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Posted by on November 14, 2007 in curriculum, inspiration, replays, teaching

 

Credit where it is due

You will have gathered that I take a very dim view indeed of the push towards privatisation that I think is quite clearly a part of the Australian government’s education agenda, so I was pleasantly surprised by the lead political story in today’s Melbourne Age: Top private schools lash PM’s policy.

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Posted by on November 14, 2007 in Australia and Australian, education, John Howard

 

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