Keith Heggart is an early career researcher and academic at the University of Technology Sydney. His particular research interests include civics and citizenship education, democratic education, teacher professional learning and learning design. As a former teacher and union organiser, Keith is passionate about how teachers can organize and empower themselves.
Written by Keith Heggart
Leading the profession 25 April 2023
Teachers as democracy workers
The work of teachers is something of a contradiction. Governments, policy-makers, educators and parents are often quick to point out the importance of education for young people – and that necessarily highlights the value of teachers. Yet at the same time, in many countries around the world, the profession of...Teachers as democracy workers