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Glib Advertising Will Not Enable ‘That’ Teacher

Colleen Harkin

November 15, 2023

‘Be that teacher’ is a new $10 million advertising blitz by federal, state, and territory governments that aims to elevate the status of the teaching profession, to celebrate its impact, and to inspire more individuals to consider teaching as a fulfilling career path.
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How to Hinder Freedom of Thought

Colleen Harkin

November 9, 2023

Unfortunately, but unsurprisingly, I received an abundance of emails and calls from concerned parents providing examples of outright bias and indoctrination their children were exposed to in the classrooms around the country, about the Voice to Parliament referendum.
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Centralisation, The Voice, And Why The National Curriculum Should Be Abandoned

Colleen Harkin

November 1, 2023

Centralised control results in a hierarchy of out-of-touch elites, neglects local agency, and creates unnecessary layers of red tape and bureaucracy.
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The definition of insanity

Colleen Harkin

September 11, 2023

Class Action recently gained ABC News attention for its free lesson plans for schools on the Voice referendum.  Although most students will not have a vote on this issue of the referendum, all will be exposed to arguments and campaigns for and against through the media, and in many cases in their own homes.
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NAPLAN Results Offer Proof: Australia’s Education System Is Failing

Colleen Harkin

August 29, 2023

If any more evidence were needed that the way we educate our children needs reform, last week’s NAPLAN results are proof… urgent action is needed.
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Canberra Isn’t Listening To Indigenous Voices On Remote Education

Colleen Harkin

August 17, 2023

Government’s decision to spend upwards of $380 million to conduct the referendum for the Voice to Parliament…while cutting funding to remote schools serving Indigenous communities.
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