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Failure, perhaps. But costly?

This kind of headlinedrives me more and more up the wall: Gillard’s school plan a costly failure A $16 million federal Labor commitment to stem the shortage of maths and science teachers by fast-tracking bankers, accountants and engineers into classrooms … Continue reading

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What is the actual goal of Asian language education?

As Bernard Keane observes in Crikey today, federal government attempts to encourage Asian language teaching in Australian schools date back to the Hawke Government. The latest incarnation of the policy comes from the Asian Century White Paper, which promises that: … Continue reading

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