MGSE media

MGSE Media Mentions

Associate Professor Terry Bowles interviewed about loneliness in school-aged children:

  • ABC Newcastle Drive, 1 May 2019
  • ABC Radio Brisbane, 3 May 2019.

Professor Nicola Yelland in ‘Should cursive be taught in schools?’, Campus Review, 3 May 2019.

Hon Enterprise Professor Maxine McKew and Associate Professor Larissa McLean Davies in ‘Writers on Writing’, The Garret, 10 May 2019.

Associate Professor Tricia Eadie in ‘Why early childhood education is everyone’s business’, Pursuit, 15 May 2019.

Dr Jared Cooney Horvath in ‘Get with the (political) programming’, Pursuit, 18 May 2019.

Megan O’Connell in ‘A chance to even the odds’:

Sector News

Government raises concerns over foreign uni students’ English skills, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 May 2019.

‘I can see a disaster’: Principals concerned about online NAPLAN test, The Age, 12 May 2019.

Foreign university students need help to learn English, not criticism, ABC News, 13 May 2019.

‘The smart stay smart, the dumb get dumber’: One teacher’s view on streaming kids, Education Review, 14 May 2019.

Are we teaching children to be afraid of exams?, The Conversation, 14 May 2019.

There are more ways than NAPLAN to choose a school: Former teacher, The New Daily, 15 May 2019.

Teachers’ union slams NAPLAN after ‘connectivity’ issues disrupt testing, Computer World, 15 May 2019.

The schooling option with no homework and no testing, Kidspot, 15 May 2019.

Students impacted by NAPLAN Online glitch to resit test, The Age, 17 May 2019.

‘It was damaging’: the campaign to rid schools of Reading Recovery, The Age, 18 May 2019.

Life is stressful. NAPLAN is just a taste of what’s to come (subscription required), The Courier Mail, 18 May 2019.

Not every school’s anti-bullying program works – some may actually make bullying worse, The Conversation, 20 May 2019.

Teachers can do it all but they need our support: opinion, Education Review, 20 May 2019.

Calls for NAPLAN rethink after ‘catastrophe’, Geelong Advertiser, 20 May 2019.

Not every school’s anti-bullying program works – some may actually make bullying worse, SBS, 21 May 2019.

Principals say NAPLAN results ‘completely polluted’ by re-testing, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 May 2019.

Teaching young kids mindfulness skills can improve test results and boost wellbeing: experts (subscription required), The Daily Telegraph, 21 May 2019.

Are you school’s anti-bullying campaigns making matters worse?, Education Review, 23 May 2019.