Episode 8: Education Cuts in Western Australia

Episode 8 of the (un) Common Sense Podcast is now available! This week’s episode focuses entirely on the Barnett Government’s cuts to education in Western Australia. Luke speaks with local Society and Environment Teacher Mark, about the implications of these cuts. Topics discussed include:

  • The role of an Education Assistant in the classroom environment
  • The importance of Education Assistants to special needs students
  • Likely impact of losing 500 Full-Time Equivalent Education Assistant jobs
  • Peter Collier & Colin Barnett back-flipping on pre-election promise there would be ‘no job losses’ in public sector.
  • Risk of super-sizing schools
  • Importance of culture and community within a school
  • Likelihood of further cuts to Education under a Liberal Government
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Podcast EP7 – Housing Affordability, Edward Snowden and the Manning Trial

Episode 7 of the (un) Common Sense Podcast is now available!

This episode of the podcast includes:

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Podcast EP6 – Refugees & Electioneering + Ebs ‘The Travelling Unicorn’

Episode 6 of the (un) Common Sense Podcast is now available!

Featuring @Ebswearspink discussing IndigenousX and her ‘travelling unicorn’ project

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Podcast Episode 5: Corey Hunt, Honduras and Gang Violence

Episode 5 of the (un) Common Sense Podcast is now available!

Featuring a great discussion about gang violence and homicide in Honduras, the murder capital of the world with Corey Hunt (@Corey_Hunt).

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Podcast Episode 4: Egypt, Renewable Energy and PRISM protests

Episode 4 of the (un) Common Sense Podcast is now available featuring a discussion with Luke Nicholas (@lukedez)!

Issues covered in this weeks episode include: