Educating Oz

No one argues the against the value of education, but the question has become how much education is enough?

Lengthening degrees, higher school leaving ages, the assumption that everyone needs to finish SACE, the trend towards double degrees, and the move over the last several decades of so many jobs from on-the-job training to formalised tertiary degrees prompts the question, “Have we gone too far?”

Tim Brunero spoke to Lyn Arnold, former teacher, former education minister and former premier of South Australia to find out more.

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Producer: Sue Reece

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