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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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Race hate: voters tell Brandis to back off

Race hate: voters tell Brandis to back off | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The Attorney-General's plan to change the Racial Discrimination Act has been rebuffed by nine out of 10 of those surveyed.
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The HR Nicholls Society

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Loomio on track to crowdfund US$100,000 for democracy app | Voxy.co.nz

Loomio on track to crowdfund US$100,000 for democracy app | Voxy.co.nz | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Wellington-based social innovators Loomio have raised over US$74,000 through crowdfunding to develop their new collaborative decision-making app, being used around the world.
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The Rise of Anti-Capitalism - NYTimes.com

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14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools

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Challenge of focusing education reform

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AUSTRALIA ranks high in the world
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7 Lessons for Social Justice Activists from the Zapatistas ...

7 Lessons for Social Justice Activists from the Zapatistas ... | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
And while Gobierno Autónomo - truly autonomous and independent structures of governance – may not be the exact aim of every social justice activist, good government undoubtedly begins with governing oneself and then ...

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Where Pyne and the neocons went wrong

Where Pyne and the neocons went wrong | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The political right sees a hidden leftist influence at every turn in the government school curriculum.
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‘Secular’: an aspiration or a dirty word in Australian education?

‘Secular’: an aspiration or a dirty word in Australian education? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Following education minister Christopher Pyne’s announcement last week of a review of the new Australian school curriculum, one of the reviewers, Kevin Donnelly, claimed in an interview that the national…...
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PBS WORLD: GLOBAL VOICES ~ Estilo Hip Hop | International Documentary Association

PBS WORLD: GLOBAL VOICES ~ Estilo Hip Hop | International Documentary Association | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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Black Diggers: challenging Anzac myths

Black Diggers: challenging Anzac myths | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Hundreds of Indigenous servicemen fought for the British empire in the first world war. A new play aims to challenge the cultural caricature of the Anzac digger
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13 of the best projects in 2013

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Our Agenda - McKell Institute

Our Agenda - McKell Institute | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The McKell Institute will explore and discuss a wide range of policy issues and reforms including: Improving the…
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CANWA Hip Hop | Narrogin Senior High School

CANWA Hip Hop | Narrogin Senior High School | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Narrogin Senior High School | Advance With Integrity
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Harsh home truths for returned asylum seekers - Eureka Street

Harsh home truths for returned asylum seekers - Eureka Street | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Returnees to the Congo have been harassed, imprisoned and tortured by state authorities. Some have disappeared altogether. Forced returnees to Sri Lanka are routinely detained and quite often suffer torture. Hazaras returned to Afghanistan are persecuted due to their ethnicity and their adherence to the Shi'a sect. Australia continues to forcibly return asylum seekers, placing them in tremendous danger, ignoring a 2000 Senate Committee recommendation. By Paul White
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I Love You, America, But This List Should NOT Make You Uncomfortable

I Love You, America, But This List Should NOT Make You Uncomfortable | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
A lot of people don't know this document exists. Apparently, a lot of countries forgot, too.
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New Study Adds Proof That Money Makes You a Right-Wing Jerk | Critical-Theory.com

New Study Adds Proof That Money Makes You a Right-Wing Jerk | Critical-Theory.com | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
What's the quickest way to become a bankrupt asshole with a general disregard for the suffering of others? Apparently, winning the lottery. A new study from professors of the University of Warwick, the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne have found a relation between sudden wealth and a rightward shift in political attitudes. The study is titled "Does Money Make People Right-Wing and Inegalitarian: A Longitudinal Study of Lottery Wins." Spoiler alert: it does. We are not sure exactly what goes on inside people's brains", said Nick Powdthavee, "but it seems that having money causes people to favour conservative right-wing ideas. Humans are creatures of flexible ethics. The study didn't track "big" lottery winners, but found shifts in political attitudes from British winners of prizes that ranged only in the thousands of pounds. The researchers conclude that this has some fairly large implications for democracy, as they conclude that most people will simply vote
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The revolution you haven't heard about

The revolution you haven't heard about | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
You won't believe just how
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Social Observant

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Nothing more than a blogger who is writing what she sees.
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Christopher Pyne's review is just a diversion from Gonski reforms

Christopher Pyne's review is just a diversion from Gonski reforms | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
If there had been no Gonski report, there would be no review of the national curriculum.
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Curriculum review: where did 'Judeo-Christian' come from?

Curriculum review: where did 'Judeo-Christian' come from? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Education minister Christopher Pyne has copped it from the Left with both barrels for demanding that the Australian education curriculum teach students “the significance of Judeo-Christian values to our…...
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It Is Expensive to Be Poor

It Is Expensive to Be Poor | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can't save up enough to move on.
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Australia Day nationalism walks in the footsteps of ugly precedents

Australia Day nationalism walks in the footsteps of ugly precedents | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The decision by Aldi and Big W last week to remove their government-approved Australia Day T-shirts from sale followed a social media-led backlash against the slogan on the shirts: “Australia Est.
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Logical Fallacies Guide

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