Graeme Withers

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24 Sep 2004

Failure to be in school long enough (early leaving) or often enough (truancy) to gain basic skills and knowledge has personal and social costs. Graeme Withers examines statistics on school non-attendance, and makes recommendations for future data collection and policies.


13 May 2003

What can secondary schools do to develop lifelong learning skills? ACER conducted research into lifelong learning in 1999-2000 to identify key educational concepts that are argued to provide the foundations for lifelong learning. ACER has now produced a second report that extends the research in...


1 Jan 2002


In the past decade there has been a growing perception in Australia that girls have become more successful pursuing their educational goals than boys - especially in educational outcomes relating to literacy.

In addition there is evidence from a range of...

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