Educational Justice

Resources in this collection cover topics such as access to literacy and numeracy, rural schools, education for Aboriginal Australians, early childhood education, critical pedagogies, learning strategies, teacher resilience and more. The collection of this material is supported by the Centre for Research in Education in the Division of Education Arts and Social Sciences at the University of South Australia since 2015. 


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Educational Justice

Briefing paper

14 Dec 2017

Equity Student Participation in Australian Higher Education examines trends in higher education undergraduate enrolments in Australia between 2011 and 2016. This six-year period has been a time of marked change in Australian higher education, with the demand-driven system (DDS) increasing overall student numbers, while programs...

Report

30 Oct 2017

Students from regional and remote backgrounds face complex, multidimensional issues in accessing and participating in higher education.

Report

25 Oct 2017

This report from ACWA gives a snapshot of the level of engagement in education of children and young people in out-of-home care in New South Wales.

Audio interview

12 Oct 2017

Tougher English language requirements for foreign students will protect the reputation of Australia's education sector, according to Federal Education Minister, Simon Birmingham.

Draft report

6 Oct 2017

The QPC has released this draft report for consultation on the inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Report

26 Sep 2017

The report notes that when countries and their leaders make 'learning for all' a national priority, education standards can improve dramatically.

Submission

25 Sep 2017

This AEU inquiry submission argues that a significant shortfall of federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia.

Report

15 Sep 2017

This report argues that a national check of all Year 1 students in the areas of reading, phonics and numeracy will ensure that students who are behind in their schooling are identified early and can receive the extra support they need.

Essay

14 Sep 2017

With higher education in the spotlight and legislation before the federal parliament, the Whitlam Institute has released this paper, which offers a bold and personal account of how universities have ‘fallen from grace.’

Commentary

14 Sep 2017

Australia has the third most expensive education system in the OECD, but we might not be getting what we pay for, writes Megan O'Connell.

Report

12 Sep 2017

This report addresses the needs of a range of users - from governments seeking to learn policy lessons to the general public wanting to monitor how its country’s schools are progressing in producing world-class students.

Report

6 Sep 2017

This report provides a high-level snapshot of quality, participation and affordability of early childhood education and care in Australia.

Research report

31 Aug 2017

This report examines the success of the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) program operating from CQ University campuses, and the impact it has on individuals’ lives.

Report

14 Aug 2017

This report finds that although there are comparatively few formal expulsions from Victorian government schools every year, for those students who are expelled, this is a significant punishment which can have a profound impact on their lives.

Research report

10 Aug 2017

Multiple research methods were used to develop options for specialist schools to enhance mainstream school inclusion.

Research report

20 Jul 2017

This Super Synthesis identifies which interventions have the greatest impact on student learning and education participation in developing country contexts.

Discussion paper

19 Jul 2017

The discussion paper highlights key educational challenges and issues that impact on the learning outcomes of regional, rural and remote students. It aims to create a springboard for fresh ideas to improve outcomes for these students.

Report

5 Jul 2017

This publication features the ten commissioned research reports from the 2016 research grants funding round, as well as three progressive projects from the inaugural NCSEHE Equity Fellows Program.

Report

26 Jun 2017

This addresses an issue of central importance to Australia in maintaining economic growth, its sense of social justice and fairness and in creating as equal an opportunity as possible for all Australian children – education.

Strategy

19 May 2017

The NSW Department of Education is seeking feedback on the Regional and Remote Early Childhood Education Strategy.