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The De education Of Australian Students

Colleen Harkin

April 11, 2023

I am also delighted to share that the History Teachers’ Association of Victoria (HTAV) has now endorsed all of Class Action’s curriculum units, and will be promoting them to history teachers across the state.
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Let Teachers Teach

Colleen Harkin

March 31, 2023

Teachers are overwhelmed by unsustainable demands around quite unnecessary administration and documentation. These include anecdotal notes every week on every child for every subject. And individual conferences with every child in every subject every two weeks.
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Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism

Colleen Harkin

March 23, 2023

Many of these independent institutions are faith-based settings committed to teaching the tenets of their belief structure. When parents entrust their child to a faith-based school, they do so on the understanding that these tenets will be instilled in the child alongside the “three Rs.” This amounts to a values-based contract.
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Class Action To The Rescue Of Captain Cook

Colleen Harkin

March 7, 2023

Class Action program has taken a significant step towards the launch of our latest curriculum unit for Year 9 students: Captain James Cook: Brilliant navigator and intrepid traveller, or destructive coloniser?
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F for Fail in Civics and Citizenship

Colleen Harkin

January 25, 2023

Some of you would have heard that late last year the New Zealand High Court ruled that its current voting age of 18 is discriminatory. This year, lawmakers in New Zealand are set to debate lowering the country’s voting age to 16.
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Class Action – NAPLAN Results Analysed; Australian Teenagers Hit A New Low

Colleen Harkin

December 15, 2022

Last month, the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority released the 2022 NAPLAN comparative national results, which compared the 2022 NAPLAN results with those of previous years to show us how Australian students are tracking year on year.
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