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Michelle Green

Social Media, Trash Talk, and the Real World

By Michelle Green, Chief Executive, Independent Schools Victoria The boy, a senior secondary student, had engaged in what his school principal described as ‘trash...

/ 24 November 2015

High Expectations – Motivation or Pressure

As educators, we all want to give our young people the best start in life. Naturally, we have high expectations of them and what...

/ 29 October 2015

The House the Students Built

Michelle Green, Chief Executive, Independent Schools Victoria, celebrates the work of schools and student volunteers in support of the community. As followers of Dialogue...

/ 12 August 2015
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Critics of Independent Schools Cling to Clichés

Ms Michelle Green, Chief Executive, Independent Schools Victoria, replies to an opinion article in The Age, stating that education debate is often reduced to...

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Crime and Prejudice

Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, responds to recent media articles where crime statistics have been misused to support selective claims. Statistics...

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Education: A Shared Responsibility

By Michelle Green, Chief Executive, Independent Schools Victoria Parents are every child’s first teacher, but soon they are at school. Who is responsible now...