Dumbing Down


'Facilitators'; 'knowledge navigators'; 'adaptive life long learners'... Whatever happened to teachers, students and learning? For the past 30 years our schoolkids have been subjected to more experimentation than your average CSIRO lab rat. In classrooms all over the country, confused and frustrated teachers must adopt PC and new-age views on multiculturalism, the environment, the class war, peace studies, feminism and gender studies. Powerful teacher unions argue they should support students who protest in the streets, professional organisations argue that the purpose of education should be to empower students to overthrow the status quo, and subject associations argue that English must be used to teach read more

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ISBN:

9781740664882

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2007

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kevin Donnelly