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Presenting misinformation to our children about sex, sexual health and relationships is a risky practice. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Rational, modern sex education is a must for all Aussie kids

Religious exemptions to the anti-discrimination act should end to ensure fear mongering and misinformation are not present in our schools.
Ofsted inspections are changing. Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Ofsted must routinely inspect outstanding schools too

In what Ofsted has hailed as some of the most radical changes to school inspection in England in its history, the schools regulator has published the results of a consultation into changes due to be introduced…
Pyne will ask the states to implement various aspects of the Curriculum Review, probably including the narrowing of content. This is easier said than done. AAP

Paring back the curriculum would be a difficult and unnecessary task

This week the ministers of education for the states and territories will consider recommendations from federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne to revise the Australian curriculum. These recommendations…
The review of the National Curriculum recommends ditching media arts. That’s a terrible idea. World Bank Photo Collection

Media arts should be at the core of the Australian curriculum

The Final Report of the Review of the Australian Curriculum is seriously flawed. Many aspects of the report have attracted comment – but the recommendation that schools do away with a major, world-leading…
Let’s not focus on what the kids aren’t learning, let’s look at what they are learning, and work from there. AAP

What sort of people do we want young Australians to be?

Among the many recommendations of the Review of the Australian Curriculum is the view that the curriculum should place “more emphasis on morals, values and spirituality”. This is a significant outcome…
The history curriculum review was supposed to be free from bias, but unfortunately that’s not the case. AAP

Pyne curriculum review prefers analysis-free myth to history

Education Minister Christopher Pyne launched his review of the Australian Curriculum last week and, as expected, the recommendations for the teaching of history left a lot to be desired. Stuck in its “Judeo-Christian…

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