Independence Matters blog

Welcome to ISA’s blog Independence Matters, providing accurate information, news and views with a national focus on school funding and other education issues relating to Independent schools.

Independent schools. They’re not “private” and probably not what you think.

In this opinion piece for ABC News online ISCA Executive Director Colette Colman looks at benefits school choice brings to parents, as well as addressing some common misconceptions about Independent schools that have grown from tired media portrayal.

Outdated copyright rules costing our education system dearly

While our schools attempt to equip students with the skills of the future, Australia’s copyright laws are stuck in the past. Designed to address the challenges of photocopying in schools, they bear little relevance to education in the internet age.

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