Posts in the 'Neighbourhood Houses & Learning Centres' category

Teaching In The 21st Century FOR For The 21st Century

I’ve been reading about new ’21st century’ practices in some schools – such as Brisbane’s The Gap HS and Melbourne’s Eltham HS – I hope my grandies aren’t stuck in 20th century learning!

The Gap High School Is Working

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Working To Educate The World’s Children

A World At School is a global campaign aiming to make education the number one priority, working to get all children into school. An international campaign with a diverse team from several countries, they have offices in London, New …

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Can For-Profit Private Education Work For World’s Poorest?

Founded in 2009, Bridge International Academies – investors include Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg – are challenging ‘the long-held assumption that governments rather than companies should lead mass education programs’.

Bridge’s Goal is to (eventually) educate 10 million …

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Indigenous Successes And Future Impact Investment?

In 2012 Natalie Walker was named one of Australia‚Äôs 100 Women of Influence. She sits on various boards including NAB’s Indigenous Advisory Board and the Board of the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre. A former CEO of Supply Nation

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Cutting NCRIS = Budgetary Reform?

We all keep hearing that Australia needs structural reform to our budget ie looking at where really large amounts of money are going.

DIFFICULT AREAS LIKE:

  • Pensions going to people who don’t ‘need’ them
  • Superannuation benefits to people who can afford to

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