While school funding is an important conversation to be had, it is distracting from the bigger issue of preparing students for the future, says an influential principal
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As the two major parties spar over school funding, one principal tells The Educator why Australia is falling behind where it counts the most.
The falling education standards of our students is a complex problem, but it is not just the responsibility of schools, says principal Dr Paul Browning.
Making news this week, bomb threats empty schools, preparing principals for a ‘competitive onslaught’ and navigating ‘helicopter parents’.
The Educator speaks to a specialist consultant about how principals can navigate challenging conversations in the workplace