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It is not enough to know the score

Peter Dawkins and Yong Zhao argue that maximising ATAR is the primary focus for far too many students, rather than following passions and preparing for the future by developing their talents and exploring the wide variety of opportunities that are available.

The Australian Learning Lecture and Victoria University's Mitchell Institute collaborated to host a forum where leading practioners discussed improving the transition from secondary to tertiary education.

Read Peter Dawkins and Yong Zhao's opinion piece, published in The Australian here.

Peter Dawkins is Vice-Chancellor of Victoria University and Yong Zhao is Mitchell Professorial Fellow

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Andy Drewitt