Jennifer Buckingham

Woolly thinking won’t help with education

17 June 2017 6:54 am

Some weeks more than others, the woolly thinking that leads to poor policy is blindingly obvious. Education policy development is…

The neoliberals ate my maths homework

30 November 2016 9:57 pm

The latest international maths and science results suggest that Australia is a slow learner when it comes to improving school…

RIP Reading Recovery

23 September 2016 2:17 pm

Thanks to NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli, the deeply entrenched, multi-million dollar Reading Recovery program will no longer be sacrosanct…

The Productivity Commission’s schools fail

6 September 2016 10:29 am

The Productivity Commission’s draft report into the evidence base for education confirms there has been little improvement in student outcomes…