Education Leadership

Mass exodus of the educators – My latest SMH article

In June this year, the NSW government released budget figures that claimed ten percent of teachers leave within their first five years in the profession. If this figure is to be believed then those running education systems around the world should be beating a path to Macquarie Street to find out how the government is so successful at retaining teachers.

The problem is they don’t provide an accurate picture of reality.

Read my full article in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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UK Education’s Double Act – But They’re Just Not Funny!

Two of the most prominent players in UK education are the Secretary of State, Michael Gove (left), and the Chief Inspector of Schools & Head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw (right), pictured here with British PM David Cameron.

I wrote an opinion piece for the UK Huffington Post about these two characters… and I even managed to squeeze in a link to one of my favourite Monty Python sketches!

Check it out here!