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QUT farewells the "old" humanities?

I’ve always been perplexed, and annoyed, by the tone of much of the conservative criticism of university education in the humanities and social sciences (I deliberately omit the words “logic” and “argument”). Either pundits, pollies and culture warriors extrapolate from

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Cat, bag

Julie Bishop, whose ill thought out talking points on teacher performance pay went precisely nowhere when they were considered last week at a ministerial meeting with the states as predicted, has come clean and admitted her “incentives” model would lead

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Must try harder…

[Hat tip to Slim at The Dead Roo for the link.] We’ve previously had a couple of vigorous debates on the culture wars sport of teacher bashing, and in particular, the idea that performance pay for teachers would be a

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