Posts Tagged Education reform

Teacher Performance Measures: A Reflection

(C) Julie Boyd 2011 Not everything that can be counted, counts, and not everything that counts can be counted                                                                    Albert Einstein     The Grattan Institute recently wrote that a new system of teacher appraisal and feedback in Australia would improve teacher effectiveness, recognise our best educators and lift the outcomes of Australian students to […]

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The Privatisation of Education

As Diane Ravitch tweeted this morning- a sad day for educational reformers. Article from the UK Guardian discusses the abrupt departure of the New York schools chancellor is only a temporary setback for the corporate ‘reform’ of public schools. Former Hearst executive Cathleen Black who has just resigned from her post as <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/apr/07/schools-school-funding“>New York […]

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