Flicking through the channels two nights ago I came across the Eurovision song contest. That reminded me of what a mismatch Europe is for the UK.
In a sane world, Labor would also be contemplating the possibility of raising the GST.
With the Gonski reforms expected to be rolled out across Australia in the coming 5 years, it is handy to reflect on what actually are the basic challenges for school reform in Australia. A view of the underlying issues helps one to judge the likely outcomes of the current reforms and others one might think of.
It’s not Australia, although we came 10th. Finland, of course!
And, we are told, the scores of the top ten are closely clustered, so we are right up there.
In an excellent recent piece on his own website, Timothy Devinney looks at how the compensation of Australian Vice Chancellors compares to those of the UK and the US. He gave me permission to re-use his calculations.