Category Archives: Education
Papers, reports commentary on Education as a vehicle of fairness, well being and collective prosperity
Why no resolution to big problems?
A Turkish journalist, threatened with imprisonment if he returns home, observed that Australian journalists did not challenge our Australian government about a “Chinese invasion” of Australia, in “education” and through “investment”. Shortly before, I’d walked to his event through the … Continue reading →
Is inequality growing in Australia? If so, will it allow Australia to flourish?
Our call to action is, “We want to help as many Australians as possible to flourish; personally, in their communities, and as the Nation as a whole!” What AMEP can do, directly, is to push for a media narrative that … Continue reading →
Education in its current form NOT the answer to Struggle Street!
In a TED Talk by Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley, there could lie a partial answer to the problems of our fellow Australians depicted in SBS’ Struggle Street. How could economic thought, cultural studies, social policies and … Continue reading →
Struggle Street on SBS
In the Age today (7/5) Michael Lallo wrote a very challenging article on the SBS documentary Struggle Street on SBS, which caused me to watch it on SBS view on demand. I hadn’t intended to watch it after reading early … Continue reading →
New Bill is Bad News for Vulnerable Children – James Cambell, Herald Sun, Melbourne
Why won’t journalists write solutions-centred ‘stories”, rather than bombarding audiences with problems? Continue reading →
Might be time for journalists to relearn principles of Rule of Law!
Last year, Australian Media Engagement Project (AMEP) engaged in a number of events around, “Beyond the Game – Is there a crisis in Australian democracy?” We believe there is a crisis, and that crisis affects, and will continue to affect, … Continue reading →
What is the message for journalists? Last scenes of “The Tunnel”!
The Tunnel was a “must watch” for me over the last 10 weeks. Sometimes I wondered where it was heading. I probably didn’t understand the deep significance of the Truths the Truth Terrorist tried to expose. But, it was good … Continue reading →
Relational AND Economic Development
AMEP campaigns for increasing fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society. We believe for this to happen “relational development” needs to rank ahead of, and be served by “economic development” in Australian social policy settings. For AMEP “relational … Continue reading →