The Saturday Paper by Elizabeth Farrelly Jan 27- Feb 2, 2024

The Finnish education system offers a model by which to fix Australia’s broken school system, but first we need to ban private schools.

Had I one wish for Australia it’d be this: ban private schools. Not because they’re bad as schools but because they are bad for the culture. Increasingly, our winner-takes-all school system is reducing our culture to a rabble of tribalism, competition, cruelty, derision and class-based resentment.

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