Category: Social Commentary

July 31, 2016


A couple of months ago I was – along with other bloggers and “industry influencers” – invited by a large tech company to attend a free...

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May 2, 2016

Why the Federal Government’s Education Policy Misses The Mark…

With a fair amount of fanfare this week, Australia’s federal government announced that it would invest an additional $1.2 billion from 2018 to 2020...

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June 27, 2015

Wrapping Kids in Cotton Wool

Yesterday I was interviewed by the panel on Channel 10’s The Project with regard to ‘Cotton Wool’ kids… It stemmed from a story in Melbourne...

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December 7, 2014


Last week I saw a tweet in my timeline from a teacher who was moving schools. Been overwhelmed by many lovely comments and feedback...

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July 29, 2014

What do we lose when everyone wins?

We won’t grow resilient kids if we only talk about resilience. Kids need to experience struggle, setbacks and failure if they are going to...

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June 2, 2014

We pay teachers waaaay too much!

This week I saw this tweet – an oldie but a goodie. Are you sick of overpaid teachers? — Jason Borton (@Borto74) May...

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