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Research report

03 Dec 2013

This report presents the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 assessment for Australia.

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PISA seeks to measure how well young adults at age 15 (and, therefore,...

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Research report

16 Sep 2013

This report presents the results of two projects examining Indigenous Children's language development.

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This report presents the results of administration of the Who Am I? and the Renfrew Word Finding Vocabulary Test for the LSIC Wave 2...

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Research report

05 Mar 2012

Primary Industry plays a vital role in Australian’s economy and society, but the gap between rural and urban communities is growing, contributing to a lack of understanding of where food and other basic necessities of life come from. The recent television advertisement in which the grandfather...

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Research report

28 Feb 2011

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) adopted a number of targets to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians. Among these targets was one directed to halving the gap for Indigenous students in Year 12 attainment or equivalent attainment rates by 2020.

This...

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14 Dec 2010

The reading literacy of Australian 15-year-old students has fallen sharply over the past decade, results from the 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal. The Australian national report shows Australia’s results have also slipped in mathematics but held ground in...

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Discussion paper

30 Sep 2010

 

School attendance and retention of Indigenous Australian students examines the different approaches that have been used to improve attendance and/or retention, including programs that directly or indirectly address the issues.

This report is a useful resource for policymakers,...

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20 Oct 2009

This new analysis of a selection of mathematics items from the 2007 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2007) illustrates areas of strength and, particularly weaknesses, for Australian students.


TIMSS is a cycle of internationally comparative...

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