Educational Justice

Educational Justice

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14 March 2017

Outlining the staggering amount of change in key UK government policies over the last five decades, this paper argues that reinvention leads to huge waste and little progress.

14 February 2017

This ninth Closing the Gap report showcases real successes being achieved at a local level across the country, and outlines how we, as a nation, are meeting our responsibilities in improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

13 February 2017

This chapter reports on an inquiry that investigated the current impact and how to increase the impact of an active citizenship education program that contains key elements of education for sustainability: imagining a better future, systemic thinking, critical thinking and reflection, participation in decision-making, and working in partnerships.

7 February 2017

This report contends that Australian governments should increase investment in community education to address higher levels of disadvantage and unemployment in rural and regional Australia.

7 February 2017

Outlines progress on a national five-year collaborative project with the Australian education community to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers.

5 February 2017

Australia’s education system needs comprehensive reform to tackle widespread student disengagement in the classroom.

1 February 2017

This summary paper outlines the views presented at a symposium, held in August 2016, concerning the reform of national training products, training packages and accredited courses.

25 January 2017

This paper provides a brief commentary on the relative trend change and potential trajectories of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) sector compared with the higher education sector.

Journal Articles

7 December 2016

Understanding and working with the complexity of second language learning and use in an intercultural orientation necessitates a re-examination of the different theories of learning that inform the different schools of second language acquisition...

8 September 2016

This article discusses a university-community partnership that had broad goals to promote social, economic, educational and cultural links between the university and people living nearby who had limited contact with the university.

31 August 2016

While a number of investigations of online language learning behaviours are available, there are currently few ‘micro’ analytic studies that explore the role of different types of small talk to complete institutional tasks online.