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The Definition of Education « Cooperative Catalyst

The Definition of Education « Cooperative Catalyst | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Receiving education in America once meant a chance to escape the ramifications of a limited knowledge. It once provided children a chance to better themselves and move beyond the implications of imprudence that could be ...
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5 Scientific, Peer-Reviewed Studies That Prove Republicans Are Just Stupid

5 Scientific, Peer-Reviewed Studies That Prove Republicans Are Just Stupid | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Republicans like to say that liberals are stupid, but these five scientific studies prove they're not even smart enough to make this assumption.
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Our fake Australian democracy

Our fake Australian democracy | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Australia’s system of representative democracy is controlled by the major political parties, who bend it to their own purposes, leading to widespread voter dissatisfaction. Managing editor David...
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What Makes a Hero: Joseph Campbell’s Seminal Monomyth Model for the Eleven Stages of the Hero’s Journey, Animated

What Makes a Hero: Joseph Campbell’s Seminal Monomyth Model for the Eleven Stages of the Hero’s Journey, Animated | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
"It has always been the prime function of mythology and rite to supply the symbols that carry the human spirit forward."

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Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more...

Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more... | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
At the end of 2014, find repose by exciting the mind. 52 of the world's leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work.
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Team One Term

Team One Term | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Team One Term: We are united by one thing. We want a one term Federal Coalition Government. Apply now.
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How to change a person’s mind on a divisive social issue in 22 minutes

How to change a person’s mind on a divisive social issue in 22 minutes | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The power of disclosure can reduce prejudice, shift attitudes, and change minds forever
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Australian Education for Sustainability Alliance (AESA)

Australian Education for Sustainability Alliance (AESA) | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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Why is the union that represents supermarket workers stopping gay marriage?

Why is the union that represents supermarket workers stopping gay marriage? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
For Joe de Bruyn of the 'shoppies' union, the world is a simple place full of ancient truths.
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The Wisdom Deficit in Schools

The Wisdom Deficit in Schools | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
New education standards emphasize technical reading skills over an appreciation for literature and the deeper values it can instill.
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Short History of the Australian Labour Movement : Brian Fitzpatrick : 9780333107072

Short History of the Australian Labour Movement : Brian Fitzpatrick : 9780333107072 | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Short History of the Australian Labour Movement by Brian Fitzpatrick, 9780333107072, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Sydney Socialists – Working Class Champions or Latte Lightweights?

Sydney Socialists – Working Class Champions or Latte Lightweights? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Socialist Groups are an inescapable reality within Left movements in Sydney, and few are as outspoken or large as the Socialist Alternative. You can’t go to a rally without being asked to buy a sub...
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‘Fictional’ history opens new front in war on workers

‘Fictional’ history opens new front in war on workers | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Hal Colebatch’s prize winning book harks back to the Cold War, writes Rowan Cahill.
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Call the final whistle | @turnfordblog

Call the final whistle | @turnfordblog | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
 Nick Rose is a ‘Leading Practitioner’ for psychology and research, and teaches at a comprehensive secondary school in Hertfordshire. His blog can be found here and he occasionally tweets as @turnf...
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Struggle Street: How much do we hate the Western Suburbs? - The AIM Network

Struggle Street: How much do we hate the Western Suburbs? - The AIM Network | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
 

PM Tony Abbott regards wealth as a refection of morals, the more money you have, the better person you are. Like right-wing corporate neo-cons the world over - if you are poor it is because
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Megalogenis’ paean to neoliberalism — faith versus evidence

Megalogenis’ paean to neoliberalism — faith versus evidence | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Why did the mainstream commentariat almost universally share George Megalogenis' claim that neoliberal reforms saved Australia? Dr Geoff Davies examines the evidence along with other unsupported claim...
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Our Constitutionally Implied Freedom of Political Communication – More powerful than the right to free speech.

Our Constitutionally Implied Freedom of Political Communication – More powerful than the right to free speech. | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The incident of Scott McIntyre’s sacking from his job as SBS soccer commentator for having criticised the ANZAC rituals around the country and the world has again sparked discussion on “freedom of ...
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Bali 9 and the #hash reality about slacktivism

Bali 9 and the #hash reality about slacktivism | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
A line on a graph reveals the extent of our slacktivism around issues like Indonesian executions and Kony 2012, and proves we aren't making a stand while sitting on our bums.
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Union fears for Catholic school teachers under new ethos | POLL

Union fears for Catholic school teachers under new ethos | POLL | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Catholic teachers across Maitland could face the sack for being gay, using in vitro fertilisation or revealing a divorced status as part of a proposed new ethos, the Independent Education Union has warned.
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Why Revolutions Fail — War Is Boring — Medium

Why Revolutions Fail - War Is Boring - Medium
Real change is hard when regime insiders stick around
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History of the Australian Labor Movement - A Marxist Interpretation by CPA

History of the Australian Labor Movement - A Marxist Interpretation by CPA | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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Doctors Without Scruples

Doctors Without Scruples | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
High-ranking al Qaeda official Abu Zubaydah had apparently, at one point in his 12-year imprisonment by the United States, refused to drink fluids -- or…
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Wikipedia Is a Rancorous, Sexist, Elitist, Stupidly Bureaucratic Mess. Can It Be Fixed?

Wikipedia Is a Rancorous, Sexist, Elitist, Stupidly Bureaucratic Mess. Can It Be Fixed? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Wikipedia is a paradox and a miracle—a crowdsourced encyclopedia that has become the default destination for nonessential information. That it has survived almost 15 years and remained the top Google result for a vast number of searches is a testament to the impressive vision of founder Jimmy Wales and the...
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