Greg Whitby calls for an end to student homework and NSW school curriculum overhaul

30/1/2019

On 29th January, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta's Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby spoke with Ben Fordham on 2GB explaining that he believes homework has past its use by date.

Currently in Texas Houston on retreat with 80 students, Whitby mentions the model of schooling has been around for about a century. He states students at home are online, working with their colleagues, and deciding when and how they want to learn. He notes homework tends to end up being a parent's problem and says homework is often seen as a punishment.

Greg added that there are an increasing number of stress levels of students in schools and pressure due to high-stakes test and the Higher School Certificate.


Listen to the full interview with 2GB (Duration 04:21)


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Posted By Greg Whitby 2GB Interview at 30/01/2019 10:30:53 AM
 
   
  
 

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