Tag Archives: Teaching

Skin in the Game in Education

The idea of cameras in classrooms has come up recently in the US as part of the ongoing discussion of Crititical Race Theory (CRT) anti-White racism. Here is a short article from Breitbart by John Nolte responding to an article … Continue reading

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Compliance & Competence

When I moved back to Australia, I began working for a school in a system I’d been out of for a decade and barely in before that. I was only a few years out of university when I moved to … Continue reading

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The Problem of Play

When I first began writing regularly on this blog a little over a year ago, I never imagined I would write on education as much as I have. It certainly hasn’t been the main topic I’ve dwelt on here, but … Continue reading

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Why you REALLY want put your kids in an International School

Earlier this year, I was speaking on a panel for International schools in the city in which I work. It was both an opportunity to promote the school I work for and network with others in the area. It was … Continue reading

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Thoughts on English Education in Japan

This is a lead up to larger post I intend to write on my experiences working within education in Japan and later Australia. Some of what I write here could be roughly applied to the education industry in most countries … Continue reading

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Obesity & Child First Education

This is something I’ve wanted to write about generally for a while. Coming back to Australia, the one thing I always notice is just how big people are compared to Japan. I’m not judging as for a decent portion of … Continue reading

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Make Education Local Again

Yes, another Trump inspired post. I won’t apologise, he’s the most exciting thing to happen to politics in years. Openly questioning immigration policy and even suggesting that Muslim immigration be halted? More recently in a speech stating: “The nation-state remains … Continue reading

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Over & Underappreciated

I’ve considered myself something of an enemy of my own profession before I even became licensed to teach. I’ll allow that my cynical and contrary personality is partially blame; as well as my radical ideological departures with the majority of … Continue reading

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