Forum 09: Public vs Private Education

Australia & the Politics of Education

 September 1, 2012

Forum Speakers: Dr John Kaye MLC, Chris Bonner AM & Des Griffin AM


Chris Bonnor – Member of the Order of Australia

  • Former Principal and President of the NSW Secondary Principals Council
  • Contributing author to the Centre for Policy Development
  • Co-author, ‘The Stupid Country: How Australia is Dismantling Public Education’

Dr John Kaye MLC

  • Education Spokesperson for The Greens
  • Academic at ANU (1984-85), Academic at UNSW (1986-2006)
  • Member of the National Tertiary Education Union

Des Griffin – Member of the Order of Australia

  • Former Director & Gerard Krefft Memorial Fellow of the Australian Museum
  • Writer & commentator on the economic implications of educational models

The Association of Independent Schools of NSW were also invited to speak at this event
but unfortunately declined to send a representative.

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