Education & Training

29 November 2016

This report, by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), on the latest international study of mathematics and science achievement, reveals no improvement in the performance of...

28 November 2016

This report analyses the field of study of domestic graduates in the New Zealand tertiary education system between 2011 and 2015 for below bachelors level and between 2008 and 2015 for bachelors...

27 November 2016

This report contends that a new deal among governments and school systems can end Australia’s toxic school funding debate and transform teaching and learning in schools, without costing the...

24 November 2016

This report argues that the most effective way to develop accurate and fluent word identification is to learn the code of written English through being taught phonics - the relationships between...

21 November 2016

Since the 1980s, Enabling Pathways have been one of the main ways that prospective students from low-SES backgrounds have been able to enter into universities. These programs, often known as...

18 November 2016

Training packages and accredited courses are the core training products of the nationally accredited vocational education and training (VET) system in Australia. This report considers the use of...

11 November 2016

Provides practical insights and activities that build both ‘hard’ tech skills and ‘soft’ people, creativity and entrepreneurial capabilities.

8 November 2016

This case study reports on the role and importance of Islamic studies and faith in community Islamic schools in Adelaide and Darwin.

Discussion paper
1 November 2016

This paper reports on activities to promote consistency and efficiency in the implementation and administration of the National Quality Framework (NQF), which are key functions of the Australian...