Parents Voice in Government School Education

Pitting us against each other is no way to improve our crumbling school system

This article by Adam Voigt (former school principal and CEO of Real Schools) looks at the public/private divide in Australian schools. Adam is critical of the way parents are encouraged to think of education in competitive terms, and focus only on their own children’s schooling, rather than what is best for everyone.

Adam writes, “It’s beyond time for us to ditch the competition, and with it the anchor of inequity.

This is a very thought-provoking article, as it cuts through the traditional ‘public vs private’ debate.

Well worth a read!

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