Monday’s Sydney Morning Herald featured an article on the learning spaces at one of our schools, St Monica’s Primary, North Parramatta. Our approach as a system of schools is to to ensure the provision of a relevant and contemporary learning experience for every child, and to create a professionally rewarding professional life for all our … More Lessons learned
The Insight Program on SBS recently asked the question ‘what makes a great teacher and can you measure teacher effectiveness?’ I don’t believe we currently measure teacher quality or effectiveness well because we don’t have consensus yet around what makes a great teacher. In addition to this, the world has changed and what we expect … More What makes a great teacher?
This Sunday night at 8.30pm, the Dateline program on SBS goes inside one of New York’s worst ghetto schools to see the dramatic improvements made in learning gains under Joel Klein’s model. The program also interviews education researcher Jennifer Jennings who has questioned whether the reforms are achieving the results that Joel Klein is claiming. She warns the Australian Government … More Dateline – New York