Posts in ‘Education’

Catholic school and teachers union flunk education test

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

A book in a Catholic school library which labels Robert Menzies a tyrant in the company of Pol Pot and Saddam Hussein ought to be withdrawn – see report of incident here. I’m no friend of George Brandis’s (although I have been), but my old school debating colleague is right on the money when he […]

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History will be unkind to those who do not write it

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006

Winston Churchill is supposed to have said: “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”. But when and where did he say it? Without knowing that, do we really know he said it? This is a lesson Australian historians may not have learnt.

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Fraser defines a copy and paste system.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

I’ve been following the Andrew Fraser issue with some interest, and amusement. We published a defence of his right to publish today. Actually, more precisely it was a condemnation of Deakin for refusing to publish him because they received a legal threat. We would have published an edited extract as well, but received the original […]

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