On the 16th of April the people of Alberta (Canada) elected the United Conservative Party (UCP) as their new government, with Jason Kenney as their premier elect. The victory was resounding. It looks like the UCP gets 70 % of the seats (63 of 87), while receiving 55% of the votes. With that the socialist… Continue reading Conservative Victory in Alberta
Public schooling may appear much less costly than Christian schooling (or homeschooling) but is it? Can our children be used to “witness and influence” in an unbelieving school culture? Sharon Bratcher in Reformed Perspective writes about the “need to renew our dedication to Christ-centered, Christ-honoring education”. She quotes Pastor Voddie Baucham, at a Ligonier Conference,… Continue reading We don’t want costly schooling!
The list with the 50 best performing ATAR schools (based on year 12 scores) has been revealed. 10 of the top 50 schools are public schools. For comparison: Of WA’s 186 schools, 97 are public, 35 catholic and 54 independent. John Calvin Christian College in Armadale made the top 50, coming at 20th place, with a… Continue reading John Calvin Christian College #20 of 186 schools in WA: Year 12 ATAR score
Rejoicing, recounting, remembering, reflecting! What an evening it was! The convention centre in Perth was packed with 2300 voices praising God in song and words! I don’t think I ever heard that many voices at once singing in unison from the psalms and hymns: Come thank the LORD, his goodness praising (Psalm 118), O LORD… Continue reading Celebrating 60 years of reformed education
As was predicted, the legalization of same-sex-marriage (which still has to happen) will not be the end of the crusade of the gay-movement against Christianity. Now they are going after the faith-based schools. Australians are not allowed to have different opinions than theirs, and what is the best way to change the opinions of future… Continue reading WA: Faith-based schools under threat
This month, November, many of the year 12 students will be writing their exams. For many of them it will be a stressful time. The WAToday published a dramatic article, about the year 12 physics WACE exam which has sparked outrage after students claimed the exam was “harder than expected”. Please remember our year 12… Continue reading Year 12 Students Writing their exams