Tag Archives: Gonski

Why it’s still worth giving a Gonski

When the federal government was voted in mid-last year, many students and schools remained hopeful that the Review of Funding for Schooling (aka the “Gonski”) agreements made under Labor were going to be implemented.  Before the election, Liberal Education Minister Christopher Pyne promised that “you can vote Liberal or Labor …

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Politics, Ice-Cream, Gossip Girl: Gonski

Education funding. It’s all the rage these days. “Should we fund it?” “How should we fund it?” “What should we fund?” During O-Week this year I participated in a political debate where the moderator, who was about to launch into the topic of education, added a caveat. She said “Education …

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