The school curriculum must focus on learning, not indoctrination
Calls to mandate what is described as ‘consent education’ in the national school curriculum represents the most recent example of cultural-left activists and sympathetic bureaucrats further dumbing down the school curriculum when responding to mob hysteria and short-term opportunism.
As a result of the baying media reporting a handful of cases involving alleged rape and sexual harassment a renewed fatwa is underway condemning all men as misogynist and all women as victims of a society riven with structural sexism and violence.
And the solution? Further weaken academic rigour and the ability to teach essential knowledge, understanding and skills by further cluttering the school curriculum and turning teachers into…