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This report covers the academic performance of children in care, by linking the data from the Child Protection National Minimum Data Set (CP NMDS) and the National Assessment Program-Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). Privacy was protected during the linkage process through the use of...
The ASG Parents Report Card investigates the state of education in Australia from parents’ perspectives.
The ASG Parents Report Card measured parents’ perceptions of the state of education in the two countries using three indexes: the Aspirations Index; the Educational Resources Index, and the...
Provides a profile of mothers' and children's educational expectations and whether these change over time.
The research shows that the educational expectations of parents and children are important factors in predicting children's educational achievements and occupational outcomes. This chapter provides a...
A huge spread of achievement levels in Australian classrooms is making it hard for teachers to implement best education practice and target their teaching to the needs of every individual student.
A range of studies show that at any given year level there is...
Provides parents, schools, governments and the non-government school sectors with information about whether young Australians are reaching important educational goals.
About ACARA The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is an independent authority focused on improving the learning of...
IB Primary Years Programme students star in NAPLAN results compared with like and other Australian schools
The aim of this research study was to examine and document the impact of the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) implementation on student outcomes, pedagogical practice and...
Abstract: This paper examines the extent to which year-9 performance on the National Assessment Program—Language Arts and Numeracy (NAPLAN) predicts access to higher education as determined by subsequent achievement on year-12 Victoria Certificate of Education (VCE) exams. VCE performance is measured via three binary...
Efforts to enforce compulsory schooling by linking welfare assistance to school attendance are rarely successful in themselves, according to this report.
Efforts to enforce compulsory schooling by linking welfare assistance to school attendance are rarely successful in themselves. One reason is...
This release presents information on the socioeconomic context of school achievement in Tasmania and the outcomes for Tasmanian Year 12 graduates and early school leavers, such as further study and participation in the labour market.
For the first time, data from...
This inaugural Jean Blackburn Oration was given by Mr David Gonski AC, Chair of the 2011 Review of School Funding , and includes Mr Gonski's first comments on proposed changes to school funding in the most recent Federal Government budget.