Dr Lea Campbell

Dr Lea Campbell is Internships Co-ordinator for the School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Melbourne. She co-founded Geckos Inc, a not-for-profit German language school for all ages and is a founding member of Our Children, Our Schools (OCOS). 

When it comes to public education parents don’t want schools that are more ‘independent’, but schools that are close to home, high quality, and open to even the poorest families, writes Lea Campbell.