Education--Curricula

Policy report

14 Sep 2018

This tool has been designed to help improve the way teachers and leaders engage with Pacific learners to make a major difference to their educational success.

Guide

14 Sep 2018

The YeS Project is a new digital and social health program encouraging young people to act as positive leaders and supportive friends in all their social spaces, especially online. The program helps spark proactive conversations between young people about their digital lives and practices, ultimately...

Discussion paper

11 Sep 2018

This discussion paper has been provided to briefly describe the key issues and areas that will be considered in the development of the 10-year plan to boost women in STEM and to provide the questions for broad consultation with stakeholders.

Report

2018 Helen Hughes Lecture for Emerging Thinkers
11 Sep 2018

Claire Lehmann is one of the leading figures of the so-called ‘intellectual dark web’ – which is pushing back against the stultifying political correctness promoted in academia, and defending the vital principles of freedom of speech and thought that universities used to stand for.

Research report

3 Sep 2018

This report explores the challenge of teaching young people to separate fact from fiction in an age of online news manipulation. It also provides a detailed overview of recent research into news consumption trends in Australia and abroad, as well as the proliferation of misinformation...

Guide

21 Aug 2018

This Quick Guide provides links to information about:

- national policy and administrative framework for school education

- Australian Government funding for schools

- individual schools

- statistical sources—including student achievement statistics and other international statistics

- Indigenous school education...

Journal article

20 Aug 2018

The various concepts of productivity are perplexing abstractions for the public. Yet ultimately a country’s prosperity relies on sustained productivity growth, as is best visible in those countries where the productivity ‘machine’ has failed, and poverty and disadvantage remain people’s typical lot.

Strategy

10 Aug 2018

The vision behind this strategy is for international education to contribute to a thriving and globally connected New Zealand, through world-class education.

Strategy

3 Aug 2018

The Maihi Karauna sets out a vision for te reo Māori in the future. It outlines what the Crown will do to support a strong, healthy, thriving Māori language in New Zealand.

Policy report

Prioritising school-industry partnerships in Australia’s education system
30 Jul 2018

This report argues that both schools and industry play a role in ensuring all young people are given learning opportunities that enable them to reach their full potential.

Report

4 Jul 2018

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2016 addresses the eight areas of commitment to action specified in the Melbourne Declaration. It describes the national policy and reporting context for school education in Australia and reports against the nationally agreed key performance measures (KPMs) for...

Commentary

26 Jun 2018

Did the Ramsay Centre throw away its best chance by pushing ANU too far?

Conference paper

31 May 2018

‘Fake news’ is now embedded as an everyday term in the media. This has significant consequences for educational curricula. In this paper, we explore the broader context of the misrepresentation of data and the critical thinking and discernment skills necessary to detect it. Increasing ubiquity...

Report

Inquiry into school to work transition
30 May 2018

This inquiry examined teachers and teaching, including the importance of ongoing teacher education, ‘measurements of gain’ in schools, government programs designed to support young people to gain the skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job and particular issues facing students...

Guide

30 May 2018

People working in respectful relationships education and the prevention of violence against women use specific phrases, acronyms and jargon. Many of these terms are similar or have overlapping definitions; it can be challenging for new workers to understand this language.

That’s why we’ve developed...

Commentary

28 May 2018

For the Chinese Dream to be achieved, it is imperative – as the president himself has spelled out – to ensure people “have correct views on history.”

Literature review

21 May 2018

This literature and policy review outlines the complex context related to STEM learning and focuses on student outcomes, the teacher workforce and the curriculum.

Research report

8 May 2018

This research, from an inter-faculty team of professors, researchers and senior academics, considers the question of what today’s six years olds will need to thrive, and not just survive, when they finish school, given the extent of predicted technological and global change.

Commentary

4 May 2018

The latest Gonski report points a way to the future of school reform, but has not broken with its disastrous past, writes Dean Ashenden.

Journal

1 May 2018

Australian STEM education seems caught in a whirlpool of problems that are contributing to one another. Student engagement and performance in STEM are declining, but we do not have the supply of qualified teachers we need to improve learning. The STEM curriculum is unbalanced and...

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