Tag Archives: Education

Is Abbott serious?!?

Tony Abbott has suggested banning the dole for people under 30 “in a bid to entice the unemployed to head west and fill massive skill shortages in the booming resources sector”. Continue reading

Bigotry lives…

in Fulton, Missippi.

My amazement that this can happen, with full support of teachers and parents, exposes my naivety about the world and the small minded, nasty people who populate it. Continue reading

“The system is the cause of all this poverty, not the person”

Just finished watching this amazing video of Muhammad Yunus speaking in Melbourne, courtesy of SlowTV.

The story of the Grameen Bank is well known, and I won’t attempt to retell. I highly suggest you follow the link and watch yourself. Continue reading

You’ve been a naughty boy! Now go write an essay.

The King’s School, Parramatta, is possibly the most elitist of the elite Sydney private schools. A school that parents might expect to imbue students with a strong sense of right and wrong, in addition to the fine academic training they receive.

Apparently not. Continue reading