Looking at over a decade of education expenditure, it is clear that governments are not approaching education investment in a coherent and thoughtful way. We see ad hoc, piecemeal spending across the system.
Entrepreneurial learning is an emerging way of responding to the growing need to enhance student capabilities and position students for success.
Quality is key in early childhood education in Australia, but many early learning services aren’t meeting the standards required to have an impact.
This report finds one in eight Australians will never attain a Year 12 qualification, and some of these people make up the one in eight Australians who will be disengaged from the workforce for most of their lives.
Australia's education system is not preparing students for twenty-first century success. Young Australians are studying for longer than ever before but are disengaged and struggling to find permanent jobs. Young people entering technology-rich, global, competitive job markets need different skill sets to what our education...
Brings together data across all areas of education to prompt governments to consider a more planned and consistent approach to distributing resources.
This report shows that some stages of education have been clearly prioritised over others.
Vocational Education and Training
Evidence shows that two years of preschool has more impact than one, especially for the children most likely to be developmentally vulnerable. It is time for Australia to pursue a national commitment to ensuring all 3 year olds have access to high-quality early education by...
There are too many questions in education that remain unanswered. This is holding us back from providing meaningful educational opportunities for all young people. Better education data would help address critical knowledge gaps that contribute to young people missing out across the system....
Whether our tertiary education system can sustain, let alone improve participation levels, should be an important consideration for public policy.
This presentation supporting paper showcases different scenarios of future participation in vocational and higher education in Australia. The forecasts show that governments must take...