Andrew Mullins

Andrew Mullins’ career in teaching has included over 30 years teaching the humanities in Australian secondary schools, leading to his interest in presenting the wisdom of classical thinkers and philosophers. In his position as headmaster of Wollemi College, in Sydney, he has involved parents in the process of developing values in young people. He is the author of Parenting for Character. He is currently working on a doctorate on the neural bases of virtue.

The deeper causes of toxic masculinity
4 Nov 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: single-sex schooling, toxic masculinity
If we really want change, stop blaming single sex schooling

Are you a good judge of character?
3 Sep 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: character, virtue
An American scholar contends that our self-knowledge is often woefully inadequate

‘Parenting means teaching children to get their own Weet-Bix’
6 Aug 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parenting
A parenting book by a popular author of teen fiction has shaky foundations

‘I only dance on bits of paper’
2 May 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, Les Murray, poetry
Australia's fattest, greatest and best-loved poet dies at 80

Single sex education offers advantages for students and for parents
17 Jan 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, co-education, single-sex schooling
It can justly take its place in a multicultural and egalitarian society

Protecting gay students becomes political football in Australia
16 Oct 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, gay students, parental rights in education
Scott Morrison dithers over the advice of an expert panel

How to raise kind kids - and make family life happier
10 Apr 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: book reviews, character education, virtue
A must-read new book for parents on character formation.

Protecting religious freedoms in a same sex marriage state is asking the impossible   
14 Feb 2018 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex marriage, traditional family
What fairy dust can make same-sex marriage a family-friendly institution?

The tragedy of self-indulgent sex
12 Feb 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, purity
We need to find a new ways to defend the old-fashioned virtue of purity

Can gender theory prove coeducation is better?
22 Jan 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: coeducation, education, gender theory, single-sex schools
Only if it imposes itself by force onto the education system

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