Category Militarism in Schools

Campaign resources, evidence of militarism in schools, guidance and support on what you can do about it.

UNESCO: Education of All, For Peace

Last month, UNESCO member states – Australia amongst them – agreed to update a landmark 1974 Recommendation. The Recommendation set out international principles and standards for education, and articulated education’s vital role in building international understanding, and preserving human rights…

What is State Capture?

In 2022, Australian Democracy Network released an incredible report that not only defines state capture in an easy-to-understand way, but provides concrete examples of how it operates in an Australian context. Of particular relevance to the peace movement is the…

in whose interests?

Every state and territory department of education in Australia states that it encourages corporate partnerships and other commercial arrangements with schools. It is not difficult to justify this if we view the purpose of education as being exclusively to obtain a job.

Background Briefing

How did we get here? A deeper dive into the evidence base. Please note that what follows is intended as a highlights reel, not a comprehensive list of relevant developments. 2015 – the National STEM School Education Strategy 2016–2026 was…