The NSW curriculum review advocates for students to learn at their own pace. While this may work within a classroom, there is no research supporting the reform of a whole education system.
The NSW curriculum review recommends students be assigned tasks based on their ability, rather than their age. This approach recognises the progress individuals make over the course of a year.
Many rely on David Gonski’s ideas to shape the future of education policy. But his recommendation of personalised learning is a scripted, rigid version of education that will take us backwards.
Zuckerburg wants to plough billions into personalised learning, but his way may not be the right way.
The social network giant is developing new software that could be used to help personalise learning in schools. It’s a move that should have some worried they could lose business.