Class size and academic results

David Zyngier's picture

Politicians and media too often discuss data about class sizes and impact on student learning without an evidence base. David Zyngier says any policy debate must start with the basic inequality of schooling.

Needles in haystacks: intelligence gathering, subjects and citizens

Binoy Kampmark's picture

Two American whistleblowers are currently in Australia to give talks on reclaiming one’s citizenry once it's lost. Binoy Kampmark says there is an obsession with controlling every facet of information as a means of protecting a state’s security.

Effective childcare programs for children with ASD - yes we can!

Giacomo Vivanti's picture

Standard community services often don’t have the resources to support intensive home programs for pre-schoolers with autism. Dr Giacomo Vivanti shares research on how an effective intervention model can be delivered successfully in a childcare setting.

Current music industry woes

Neil Milliner's picture

The music industry has been transforming since songs and music video clips could be streamed for free. Neil Milliner appeals to his fellow musicians worldwide to unite and come up with a workable system.

 

A Nation of "Good Sports"'? Cultural Citizenship and Sport in Contemporary Australia

David Rowe's picture

The national government and its agencies tend uncritically to reproduce the mythology of universal Australian love of sport. David Rowe is head of a project in ethnically diverse Greater Western Sydney, exploring if it still can be assumed that sport plays a unifying role in this country.

Sport in Australia: global engagement, national and local significance

Daryl Adair's picture

Australia is no backwater in world sport and hosts big international tournaments each year. Daryl Adair says a balance of global and local events is important for the sustainability of the Australian sport marketplace.