Chris Pyne wants to be your BFF!

In his first few weeks as Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne has continued the Coalition’s penchant for pithy – if a little superficial – slogans, saying that the government’s policy on schools is “achievable, affordable and believable.” It even rhymes. But what does that actually – y’know – mean? Speaking last week at the Independent Education […]

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“Class Size” debate just got farcical…

A couple of weeks back I blogged about the Class Size Myth. I made two simple points. A smaller class size in and of itself does nothing to enhance student learning. A poor lesson infront of 40 kids will still be a poor lesson in front of 20. But, in order to implement the proven strategies […]

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