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 has been supported by the Division of Education Arts and Social Sciences at the University of South Australia since 2015. 

Educational Justice

Discussion paper

IRU discussion paper
21 Nov 2018

This IRU discussion paper makes the case for a coherent tertiary education system that ensures each person has the opportunity and incentive to get the vocational and higher education qualifications, skills and knowledge to which they aspire.

Discussion paper

15 Nov 2018

Over the last forty years, there has been a change of worlds in funding research in the arts and humanities. In the Old World, there was little direct funding or assessment of AH research. In the New World, AH research is funded directly, it is...

Report

Department of Education and Training
12 Nov 2018

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Education and Training’s design and implementation of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Student Loans program.

Website

8 Nov 2018

Promoting inclusive education in practice, the celebrating cultural diversity program aims to support international pre-service teachers to experience success in their professional experience placements.

Chapter

8 Nov 2018

Curriculum and pedagogical practices for improved educational outcomes, justice and inclusion in physical education are central to this chapter.

Journal article

29 Oct 2018

This study reports on the contemporary health and wellbeing status of New Zealand high school students at specific timeframes over an 11‐year period. The health status of Māori secondary school students is compared to European students (the dominant ethnic group) to explore health disparities over...

Report

23 Oct 2018

This report examines how equity in education has evolved over several cycles of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). It identifies the policies and practices that can help disadvantaged students succeed academically and feel more engaged at school.

Journal article

3 Oct 2018

This article provides practical, relationship-driven options for increasing librarians’ engagement with graduate students.

Report

25 Sep 2018

The ERO found the majority of activity centres were promoting positive outcomes for their students, effectively transitioning most back into mainstream schooling.

Report

16 Sep 2018

Ths report presents an overview of higher education policy and trends. Since its first edition in early 2012, the report has established itself as a widely used, one-stop source of information on higher education.

Journal article

6 Sep 2018

Understanding pre-service teachers’ capacity to prevent and manage student bullying behaviours is critical for ensuring a smooth transition into early career teaching and the success of schools’ anti-bullying initiatives.

Technical report

17 Jul 2018

This report outlines a systematic review of evidence that different learning environments have an impact on student learning outcomes. This review investigated how researchers measure changes in academic outcomes attributed to changes to both primary and secondary schools learning environments.

Commentary

19 Jun 2018

For industries to adopt innovations and for research to have an impact, there must be significant shifts in people’s behaviours, their perceptions, and the ways communities engage with research. These activities are the research focus of the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) disciplines.

Report

15 Jun 2018

In 2016, the Australian government’s Department of Education and Training funded the Addressing the gap between policy and implementation: strategies for improving educational outcomes of Indigenous students research project . This report presents the methods and findings from the second and third phases of the...

Report

15 Jun 2018

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.

Report

6 Jun 2018

This report seeks to explore an aspect of students’ more general attitudes towards school, specifically their sense of belonging at school.

Journal article

4 Jun 2018

Working with teachers and their students, the Water Literacies Project provided an ideal opportunity to explore a range of pedagogical approaches and practices which connect students to their everyday world, both now and in their possible futures, through place-based learning.

Discussion paper

31 May 2018

This paper asks for feedback on how to make sure that if supported school transport is in the NDIS, it is safe, flexible, affordable and reliable. It explores how supported school transport could work in the NDIS in a nationally consistent way. The potential model...

Journal article

31 May 2018

This article contributes to the current conversation surrounding the definition of community-engaged scholarship (CES) by providing critical insights from a linguist’s journey towards establishing a CES partnership with a middle school. I argue that a prescribed CES definition for all disciplines is neither possible nor...

Report

23 May 2018

Educators and providers will have access to a new set of tools and resources to better support students from refugee backgrounds pursue higher education, following this national research project that examined students’ transition experiences.