Steven Joyce's heavy hand has stifled innovation. Several senior scientists have spoken out against the Government's direction in science and innovation, saying the $633 million National Science Challenges are a waste of time and money. We think scientists and businesses should have the freedom to innovate without having to negotiate a complex web of funding. We will boost innovation funding by $1B and will work with R&D experts to design the delivery system, not control it centrally.
Teaching experts Annette Breaux & Todd Whitaker contrast the typical characteristics of effective and ineffective classrooms using two simple but compelling bullet lists, 15 points in each; links to 2 bonus handouts about teacher behavior provided.