Life-long learning isn’t a short-term endeavour

You may have seen recently that the Tasmanian Government has proposed lowering the starting age of schooling (from 2021) to four and a half years as well as opening up the possibility for parents to enrol students as young as 3 and a half (from 2020). Predictably this announcement has divided community opinion with a range of concerns raised … More Life-long learning isn’t a short-term endeavour

Personalised learning

How would students of last century have fared if their learning was personalised?  It is the question asked by Ta-Nehisi Coates in his article for The Atlantic. Coates reflects on his own education in Baltimore in the 1980s and the fine line he and so many walked between drop-out and graduate.  As a journalist, able to personalise … More Personalised learning