Tuesday 15 March 2016

All posts by Roy Hay

Shaking up the universities

Published as ‘New lessons’, Geelong Advertiser, Monday 22 December 2008, p. 19. The Bradley Report into Australia’s higher education handed down this week is a weighty document at 304 pages and with 46 separate recommendations, so it is not to …

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Happy and upwardly mobile

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 15 December 2008, p. 17. My wife is profoundly deaf and even with two hearing aids finds oral communication, particularly in areas where there is high

Competitive education: Is that what we want?

Published as 'Lifting the bar', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 1 December 2008, p. 17. Isn’t it fascinating when you have Rupert Murdoch and Julia Gillard singing from the same song

Human capital and technology

Published as 'Battle of carrot versus stick', Geelong Advertiser, Thursday 13 November 2008, p. 23. Rupert Murdoch’s second Boyer Lecture on the ABC ‘Who’s afraid of new technology?’

New ways in history

Published as 'Balancing act', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 20 October 2008, p. 15. By Roy Hay While most attention has focused on the provision of computers to students in our schools

Experience: Is it all it is cracked up to be

Published as 'Vice squad', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 6 October 2008, p. 15. Much is being made in the United States election campaigns of the relative levels of experience and

Dealing with Telstra

Published as 'Quality first', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 29 September 2008, p. 17. I hold no shares in Telstra, but I have been a customer of the telco and its

The United States financial crisis and Australia

Published as 'China Syndrome', Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 20 September 2008, p. 33. I wonder about the implications of the financial and economic crisis in the United States and the

Climate change policy in an era of uncertainty

Published as 'Pollution is nothing new', Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 6 August 2008, p. 00. The debate on climate change policy is becomingly increasingly strident and certainly baffling to many

History and mythology in education

Published as ' Footy facts', Geelong Advertiser, Thurday 31 July 2008, p. 21. The Newspapers in Education column of the Geelong Advertiser is one of many excellent services this

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