HOW WILL OUR CHILDREN LEARN asks the big
questions of what life is about. How will our children know what is important?
How will we know that our children have at least learnt the basics? How did one
State School for a decade become the property of the unionised staff room? Why
did parents choose a new school in a dusty paddock – a school without
tradition, money or resources?
This story of a teacher and principal
affects us all. It is about choosing a better school for our children in every
postcode across Australia.
This is a book about Public Education, its
importance and how to better provide it. Public education fails in the lower
socioeconomic areas of Australia: this story reveals what we need to know in
order to provide effective schools, and what parents need to know to choose an
The author is a teacher, past Director of
the Salisbury Education Centre, founding Principal of the largest school in
Australia, a Fellow of the Australian College of Education, and, in the past
decade, a practising Maths and Science teacher.