So we learn from the NAPLAN results earlier today that all that extra money poured into education didn’t even move the needle.
Of course it was never going to because it’s not about money. It’s about too much junk in a crowded curriculum. Too much goofing off with peripheral distractions and other crap like “..bringing social justice into the classroom..”
Exhibit A your honour. From today’s Quadrant online.
“….Oxfam this Term 4 is pushing “Hunger Banquets”for kids — “a fun, eye-opening (and mouth-watering!) interactive and experiential learning event centred on the issue of global hunger: and particularly food insecurity resulting from climate change.” Principals, teachers and their unions have put out the welcome mat for Oxfam’s zealots and their green-drenched propaganda. As Oxfam says, “The Hunger Banquets project is mapped to the Australian Curriculum (AC) cross-curricular priority of Sustainability. It is also accompanied by a whole heap of classroom resources, linked to AC Geography Yr 9, AC English Yrs 7-10, and AC Health.” Oxfam Australia, the $110 million local arm of the global $A1.5 billion international charity behemoth, will “help you [teachers] bring social justice into the classroom..”Young Heads Filled With Green Mush
“…It matters not that half our kids’ parents are conservative voters. There is no push-back from conservative politicians: parents have to suck it up. Moreover, Oxfam is hardly the sole green-left-socialist indoctrinator with entrée to classrooms. Come on in, Greenpeace, plus the Australian Conservation Foundation, Youth Climate Coalition, GetUp, teams of Al Gore’s indoctrinators, the Australian Academy of Science, World Wildlife Fund, Cool Australia– each and every one promoting and cross-promoting students with activist urgings. I asked a Liberal Party tactician what the party could do about all the brainwashed future greens voters emerging from high schools, and he said he had no idea….”