It was another average day for Wilfried Timmons. He was working at Footlocker helping another customer find some shoes that suited her.
When high school teacher Paul Sherman took over WAVE (Wirreanda Adaptive Vocational Education) five years ago it had 64 students. Today it has 134, and a growing reputation for engaging those who are drifting.
The Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) have released current research into the Australian Government's 'Learn or Earn' program following its implementation three years ago.
The beginning of the first decade of the new millennium was an exciting time to be a teacher. The world was changing and a critical mass of people had embraced the possibilities of that change, particularly with regard to teaching and learning.
Contemporary education is grounded in a set of assumptions as profoundly flawed and outdated as flat-earth theory. These stem from the labelling of social knowledge as “soft skills”