Teaching thinking

Edward de Bono, the man that encouraged us to think laterally says he’s seen iterations of the Federal Government’s ‘Education Revolution’ before. In a recent interview, Dr de Bono argued that the Government should be focussed on the needs of young people not on constructing new school halls. He believes it would more valuable to … More Teaching thinking

A national curriculum

Another thread of the Rudd Government’s ‘education revolution’ has been the establishment of the National Curriculum Board to oversee the development of a national K-12 curriculum in the key areas of English, mathematics, sciences and history (many will remember similar initiatives in the 80s and 90s). Any national curriculum pathway, created without the full collaboration of States … More A national curriculum