education standards

schoolies

This is a post that was originally an article in Australia and New Zealand magazine. I usually reprint articles about a month or so after they’ve appeared in print, but this one was featured in the magazine’s February 2012 issue. I’ve been holding back for a reason, because this week is Schoolies Week. Now, at [...]

teacher

I have written quite a few posts about schools and education in Australia here on BobinOz.com. Like these….. State Education in Australia: Year 2 Homework – June 2011 Australian Education: A Half Term Report – March 2010 Australian Schools: Helping You To Choose – January 2010 Australian Schools: Looking Back on Prep Year – December [...]

green Hair

We’ve recently had a few articles about education in Australia, most recently I compared Australian education standards with those of the UK and the USA. Narrowing the field down slightly, today I’m going to look at the educational standards of one 6 year old little girl. My little girl. In January she started her first [...]

teacher

I think it started when I got an email from Vivienne, a lady who has moved from Australia to the UK. She felt quite strongly that educational standards in the UK were better than here in Australia. I promised to look into it. Then, in a post I wrote about the cost of education in [...]

writing

No, not me…….. And now for something completely different……. There are always two sides to every coin, of course. One of my more controversial categories has been “Cost of Living — Australia” which has attracted several comments doubting the validity of my findings. As if! One woman in particular, Vivienne, felt that Australia was NOT [...]