Category Archives : Australian Teacher

Teacher salaries must reflect importance of their work

At the same time there has been a decline in the relative position of teachers’ salaries alongside that of other professions and a reduced attractiveness of public school teaching as a career. This is occurring at a time of increasing reliance on the public school system as the provider of…

Ditching unworkable fantasy cooked up by out-of-touch academics a win for students and teachers

Supplanting “absolute” measures of student achievement with “relative” measures of their progress is popular with education academics; but in practice, it’s a threat to students, parents, and teachers.For better or worse, students’ achievement level — not their progress — is what matters for their post-school work and study prospects. Their…