Last year, Cornerstone College celebrated its 25th Anniversary. At times like this, reflecting on the past and contemplating the future are natural. It is interesting and significant to note the changes and background to the educational priorities and foci over these years. The mission and purpose of a school, broader educational philosophy, government policy and ‘megatrends’ all form part of the vision and planning, now and into the future, of any educational community.  Education is also packed with terms and acronyms that can distance and confuse the very people that are an integral part of student learning; the parents and caregivers. Part of our role as educators is being able to share and explain, in constructive ways ‘what and why we are doing things’, often in new and creative ways. In my most recent conversation with Mel Dee at PowerFM, I reflect and discuss some of the current ‘states of play’.

Click here to listen to my interview with Mel Dee on PowerFM discussing new school speak.