Author Archives: David

Can a ‘sensible middle’ exist in Australian education?

A recent visit to Australia by the Director for Education and Skills at the OECD, Andreas Schleicher has reignited the seemingly annual discussion on Australia’s declining performance in [..]

education, pedagogy

Students seeing beyond STEM.

“STEM crisis…” “Five million Australian jobs will be wiped out…” “STEM skills shortage…” With rhetoric like this, you would be forgiven for thinking that the biblical end was [..]

education, STEM