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Dreamtime maths

How the national curriculum is politicising our kids

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

Cresta Richardson, the head of the Queensland Teachers’ Union, declared that the 1.3 million children in Australia preparing to sit this year’s Naplan test should be spared the ordeal because it is too stressful for them. It is not surprising Richardson is calling for a boycott of testing, because Naplan testing exposes the complete failure of our education sector to teach people how to read, write and add up.

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Dr Bella d’Abrera is the Director of the Institute of Public Affairs’ Foundations of Western Civilisation Program

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