Category Archives: Teaching

Australian Anti-Truancy Ad – Too Far?

So here we go. I firmly believe that education is important. But my views may be a little less extreme than those of Australia.

Why mention Australia?

Well, quite simply, because of this anti-truancy, anti-skipping school advert.

I’ve seen adverts warning about the long term consequences of skipping school before, but never in such a bizarrely extreme or graphic manner. And yet this is still worryingly realistic in a way. The video is below if you want to make your own mind up.

Continue reading