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Public Forum: Australia and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday 6 September 2017

 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University and the United Nations Association of Australia are delighted to host a public forum on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the occasion of the second anniversary of their adoption in 2015.

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What kind of children will we get out of this?

In our latest Perspectives Paper, Associate Professor Justine Grønbæk Pors of Copenhagen Business School examines Education policy in times of performance.

Drawing on the Danish experience, Grønbæk Pors exposes the underlying dynamics of the focus on performance at the expense of learning. The Denmark studies, highlighting the emphasis on test scores, provide comparable lessons for Australia and across the OECD.

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Event: Protecting Humanitarian Space

Join us as we present Protecting Humanitarian Space - Drones, Politics and the Changing Nature of Conflict with Australian lawyer Paul White.
Thu. 24 August 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEST 

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