David Gonski makes the case for changing the way we fund Australian schools in one sentence. Don't forget to pick up the AEU federal Facebook page in your newsfeed for updates on education issues overall: www.facebook.com/AEUfederal
NT teachers are taking strike action against damaging education cuts there. Respected Yolngu teacher Yalmay Yunipingu makes it clear why we should be investing MORE, not less. Gonski gives PM Abbott and Chief Minister Giles a funding framework for every NT kid to get the resources they need.
States say Christopher Pyne has dropped public schools bombshell in heated education meeting | Public schools may be the big losers under the Government's plans to scrap Labor's Gonski education package, state and territory ministers say they have been told. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-11-29/pyne-drops-education-overhaul-bombshell-on-states-during-heated/5124968
It's amazing that the Minister for Education is so dull-witted that he can't understand the Gonski reforms. We should not accept a simpleton as a Minister for Education. http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/marked-down-for-dismissing-gonski-20131130-2yia8.html Pledged $230 million to non-Gonski states: Christopher Pyne.
Christopher Pyne pledges $230m as Abbott government goes into damage control over Gonski decision. NO TRUST! Australian Education Union president, Angelo Gavrielatos, said it was ''extraordinary'' the federal minister would support the Howard-era funding system that ''failed our students since its introduction''. The Gonski review shows Howard's SES is a broken system, corrupted system, irretrievably damaged, and damaging, and contributing to a widening of achievement gap for our…