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Redbank Plains SHS

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Redbank Plains State High School. What a wonderful institution, offering nourishment and support to students from battling homes – Aboriginals, Pacific islanders, Africans, Southern Europeans, and yes also a mix of second … Continue reading

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The Future of Schooling – part 4

The Radford System and school-based assessment alone was not enough to guarantee that schools could deliver a curriculum that addressed all students’ needs and their preparedness for effective learning. At Redbank Plains High School, where I was principal 1989-1993, we … Continue reading

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The Future of Schooling …… part 1

Introduction: The Harry Potter fantasy school, Hogwarts, is based on the traditional English model for secondary schools, a model that was exported around the British Empire and throughout much of the rest of the world in the nineteenth and twentieth … Continue reading

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