Influencing Australian Education

Filling the pail

Despite being based in Australia, this blog has tended to attract more readers from the U.K. This is perhaps not surprising. I am from the U.K. originally and it is England that has made the greatest efforts to move away from the worldwide educational consensus typified by the views of Andreas Scheicher (21st century skills, critical thinking and so on). It is no coincidence that it was the British minister, Nick Gibb and the London-based education writer and thinker, Daisy Christodoulou who took on Schleicher in a recent debate.

The trend of gaining the most hits from the U.K. continues. However, I have just pushed past my previous record for the number of views in a month. This record is from way back in November 2015 and a comparison between the two months is instructive.

In November 2015, I had 13,317 hits from the U.K., 3,258 from the U.S. and only…

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