John Ainley

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7 Aug 2015


This report provides compelling reading for everyone interested in the health and wellbeing of Australian children and adolescents. Based on a survey conducted in the homes of over 6,300 families with children and/or adolescents aged 4 to 17 years, the report presents...


15 Aug 2013

This report provides evidence beyond simple international rankings that the achievement levels of Australian students declined in the period 2000 to 2012.


Over the past two decades there has been an increase in the attention given to education policy, practice and...


6 Aug 2012

This chapter from the K cohort of Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, examines the numeracy skills demonstrated by children at different ages, and whether levels of numeracy skills vary for children from different socio-demographic backgrounds. The socio-demographic groups examined in...


7 Mar 2011

The IEA Second International Technology in Education Study (SITES) is an international comparative research program studying the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in education. Its central focus is on understanding how ICT affects the way teaching and learning takes place in...


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.

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