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Education

A chance to even the odds of child development

Quality early-childhood education plays a strong role in helping to identify and address emerging issues for children before they even start school. There is an urgent need for the government to address inequity faced by children and their families. Read More

We need tomorrow’s teachers today

The fourth industrial revolution is upon us, and massive disruptions in the nature of employment mean many of the things our children are learning today will be obsolete by the time they enter the workforce. Australia’s education system is in dire need of an overhaul, one that starts with those on the frontlines – our teachers. Read More

Education for humans in an AI world

Today's disrupted and disrupting environment presents challenges and opportunities that have government, industry, enterprise and education grappling to strategically re-orientate for a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world. As technology increasingly shapes our terrain, it’s human interactions that will matter more. Read More

Julianne Schultz: what do we want to be when we grow up?

The tone of public discourse has become so aggressive, nit picking and ideological there were few willing to engage. Founding editor of the Griffith Review, Professor Julianne Schultz asks if Australia needs a more mature national conversation, what role does the humanities play in fostering that? Read More