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The Prime Minister’s Speech
Could the Prime Minister’s poll woes be linked to the words she uses? Sydney Morning Herald national reporter Jacqueline Maley has written an op-ed in the daily today suggesting the stiffness with which Prime Minister Julie Gillard delivers her scripted speeches might help explain why her messages don’t seem to cut through in the electorate.
While Julia Gillard is a lively speaker when speaking…
UK Education Chief Urges Higher Reading Standards
The United Kingdom’s Education Secretary has said he believes schoolchildren need to read much more. The Telegraph reports that Michael Gove has suggested kids in the latter years of primary school and throughout secondary school should aim to be reading a novel each week to improve literacy standards across the board.
Mr Gove made his comments after a visit to a charter school in…
The Wheeler Centre
GALAs 2015: For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson.
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