Edition 11: Getting Smart
The battle over ideas in education is intense and seemingly
Debates over government policy, private and public schools, universities, values, disadvantage, curriculum, funding, regulation, teaching, innovation and achievement are more impassioned than ever.
A lot is at stake in getting education right – especially for the next generation. It touches us all.
Education has long been central to creating opportunity and social equity – but the evidence suggests it may not be working as well as it should. The level of dissatisfaction is high and so are the stakes, but there are also remarkable
Getting Smart explores these issues and debates, proposes new ways of thinking about schools and universities and presents compelling personal tales of life-changing moments in and out of the classroom.
Glyn Davis, Gavin Moodie, Inez Baranay, Helen Elliott, Michael Wilding, Lee Kofman, Margaret Simons, Anna Clark, Joanna Mendelssohn, Andrew Leigh, Ouyang Yu, Gideon Haigh, Peter Davis, Meera Atkinson, Richard Teese, Ross Homel, Chris Sarra, Jeff McMullen, Megan Kinninment, David Young, Donna McDonald, Isabelle Reinecke, Jena Woodhouse and Christine Stanton.
Chris Rix's photo essay captures life in a school that provides a second chance, and a lifeline, for those who don't fit in elsewhere.
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Book Details: RRP: $16.95 / Publication date: February 2007 / ISBN: 9780733316210 / Extent: 268 pp / Format: Paperback (234 x 153mm)
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- Reports from the front (Edition Introduction) Julianne Schultz
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- Designing a lesson in science David Young
- Creative writing strikes back Anthony Macris
- Reality beyond imagining Michael Wilding
- Condemned to innovate Richard Teese
- Beyond the numbers Chris Summers
- Armed for success Chris Sarra
- Moving private Joanna Mendelssohn
- When literacy can mean life Jeff McMullen
- Hamlet in a classroom Lee Kofman
- The academic underclass Inez Baranay
- Encounters with Mrs L BA(OXON) Helen Elliott
- The rising phoenix of competition: what future for Australia’s public universities? Glyn Davis
- Flying the flag for mainstream Australia Anna Clark
- Girls talk Meera Atkinson
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- Open doors or prison walls? Ross Homel
- Memoir ( 4 )
- Debate ( 2 )
- Reportage ( 3 )
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- Dangerous shoes Christine Stanton