My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Monday, April 10, 2006

Is this going to be a dangerous trend in education?

Imagine, if students only learn history off the internet!
Children no longer need to know facts about history, geography or science because they can look them up on-line, teachers' leaders have claimed.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers wants subjects and the national curriculum to be scrapped and replaced with cross-curricular inquiries teaching children the skills they will need for the workplace.
I wouldn't trust the teacher's unions on this at all.


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