ACECQA has announced that 94% of all children’s education and care services approved under the National Quality Framework (NQF) have received a quality rating, with 77% rated at ‘Meeting National Quality Standard’ (NQS) or above (as at 31 December 2017).
“In the last five...
The child care, education and training (CCET) sector services aim to care for and develop the capacities and talents of children and students, to ensure that they have the necessary knowledge, understanding, skills and values for a productive and rewarding life.
This strategy document aims to contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of all Australians by strengthening Australia's innovation performance to become a leading innovation nation.
This report details the performance of the National Quality Framework (NQF) across the early childhood education and care sector over the past five years and provides analysis against the objectives and outcomes of the National Partnership on the National Quality Agenda.
This quick guide provides links to essential resources relating to Australian schooling, policy and administrative frameworks, and numerous state and territory government websites.
This report argues that consistent face-to-face access to service delivery professionals is an important part of improving outcomes in small towns and in improving longer-term economic and social prospects in some of Australia’s most disadvantaged places.
This report sets out a roadmap of strategies and tools to help countries produce vital data on education. The digest sets out the measurement challenges around the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goal 4: a quality education for every child by 2030.
The NQF Evaluation Framework was developed by ACECQA with state and territory governments and the Australian Government to provide a common way of understanding whether and how the Nation Quality Framework (NQF) is meeting its objectives.
The framework lays the foundation and parameters for...
This article considers the case for a national strategy for civics and citizenship education in New Zealand and potential next steps for achieving this.
ACECQA announced that 93% of all children’s education and care services approved under the National Quality Framework (NQF) have received a quality rating, with 75% rated at ‘Meeting National Quality Standard’ (NQS) or above (as at 30 September 2017).
To be rated ‘Meeting NQS’,...
Lisa Paul AO PSM, previously secretary of federal government departments responsible for education and employment, shares her approach to the challenges of leadership, its loneliness and rewards.
This occasional paper is the fifth in a series on the National Quality Framework (NQF).
Multiple research methods were used to develop options for specialist schools to enhance mainstream school inclusion.
As at 30 June 2017, 14,106 children’s education and care services (91% of all services approved to operate under the National Quality Framework) have received a quality rating, with 73% rated at Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above. There have also been almost 2,500...
Young carers suffer a substantial negative impact on their academic achievement arising from their time spent caring for others.
The 12th annual statistical report of the HILDA survey contains articles on changes in key aspects of life in Australia, as well as information on other findings.
This addresses an issue of central importance to Australia in maintaining economic growth, its sense of social justice and fairness and in creating as equal an opportunity as possible for all Australian children – education.
UNICEF’s latest report card outlines a number of gaps in Australia’s performance for children, in particular around quality education and food security.
This paper discusses the implications for policy development around the management of student misbehaviour and conduct breaches.