Category: Social Commentary

May 1, 2019

“The Robots Are Coming!” – Chatting with Dr Jordan Nguyen

A few weeks ago I had the fortune of speaking at an event alongside Dr Jordan Nguyen. And I was even more fortunate that...

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March 24, 2018

[SNEAK PREVIEW] Chatting with Sir Ken Robinson

Last week I presented at the Future Schools event in Melbourne. As well as speaking across the program, I also facilitated a panel discussion...

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March 21, 2017

Disharmony Day & 18C

Today my kids went off to primary school wearing orange t-shirts. Why? Because in Australia, it’s Harmony Day, a day the government says, celebrates Australia’s...

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January 22, 2017

When Dan met Stan

A month or so ago, I ended up sitting next to award-winning journalist Stan Grant on a flight to and from Wagga Wagga. We...

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November 27, 2016

**THIS** might just be the biggest challenge facing your school…

Of all the challenges facing Australian schools in the 21st Century, including funding, falling behind Asia, and preparing kids for jobs that don’t yet...

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October 16, 2016

Do Schools Kill Learning?

Ten years ago, a talk by Sir Ken Robinson was published on TED. Having being viewed over 41 million times on TED alone, it...

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