Category Archives: Education

A blog about education

The Return of Class Warfare in Australia

When everyone in a social grouping, national or even international, accepts a common standard of social, moral and ethical behaviour, the social order is consistent and stable.To achieve this, our institutions, particularly education, focus on ensuring that participants are adequately … Continue reading

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BYOD – Stepping into the unknown

It has been over a year since I first talked about BYOD in education in an earlier blog. Since then, I have been instrumental in developing a BYOD policy, but not implementing it. That task has fallen to others, while … Continue reading

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Defining the failure of mass education

I read recently that mass education is failing. This says that our education systems are no longer working. Obviously, this is making a lot of people very unhappy, parents, taxpayers, teachers, politicians- and the list goes on. There seems to … Continue reading

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What about tomorrow?

One of the most amazing things I have ever done happened a few months ago. It started a chain of events that leaves me speaking at a meeting to be attended by a number of people in the upper echelons … Continue reading

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Post EduTech 2013

What an interesting 2 day conference that was. EduTech 2013 brought together several people I had not heard from before. Daniel Pink was pretty direct. If you want something, go and get it. Don’t wait for it, fight for it. … Continue reading

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Goodbye DER and hello BYOD!

DER funding to Australian schools is coming to an end. So what is next?  I was asked to review the options of a school at the start of this year and this is what I found. I thought I would … Continue reading

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Chaos out of time

Well, it has been a very busy Xmas period and it is not stopping yet. New job, new rules, new ideas, new people, and lots and lots of new things to get used to. Pity there is only 24 hours … Continue reading

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